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NBA Team Regular Season Records for Points*

*Records for "fewest" or "lowest" only include games and seasons in the shot clock era (1954-55 to present).

Highest average, points per game, season

126.48 Denver Nuggets 1981-82
125.44 Philadelphia Warriors 1961-62
125.22 Philadelphia 76ers 1966-67

Lowest average, points per game, season

81.90 Chicago Bulls 1998-99
84.16 Denver Nuggets 2002-03
84.78 Chicago Bulls 1999-00

Most consecutive games, 100 or more points

136 Denver Nuggets Jan 21, 1981Dec 8, 1982
129 San Antonio Spurs Dec 12, 1978Mar 14, 1980
81 Cincinnati Royals Nov 18, 1960Nov 21, 1961

Most consecutive games, 100 or more points, season

82 Denver Nuggets Oct 30, 1981Apr 17, 1982
77 New York Knicks Oct 23, 1966Mar 19, 1967
73 Syracuse Nationals Nov 4, 1961Mar 14, 1962
73 Philadelphia 76ers Nov 8, 1966Mar 19, 1967

Most consecutive games, fewer than 100 points

35 Miami Heat Oct 31, 2001Jan 14, 2002
31 Chicago Bulls May 3, 1999Jan 5, 2000
29 Orlando Magic Dec 13, 1997Feb 16, 1998

Most consecutive games, fewer than 100 points, season

35 Miami Heat Oct 31, 2001Jan 14, 2002
29 Orlando Magic Dec 13, 1997Feb 16, 1998
29 Chicago Bulls Nov 3, 1999Jan 5, 2000

Most points, game

186 Detroit Pistons Dec 13, 1983
184 Denver Nuggets Dec 13, 1983
173 Boston Celtics Feb 27, 1959
173 Phoenix Suns Nov 10, 1990

Fewest points, game

49 Chicago Bulls Apr 10, 1999
53 Denver Nuggets Nov 16, 2002
54 Miami Heat Mar 19, 2008

Most points, both teams, game

370 Dec 13, 1983 Detroit PistonsDenver Nuggets
337 Mar 6, 1982 San Antonio SpursMilwaukee Bucks
320 Nov 2, 1990 Golden State WarriorsDenver Nuggets

Fewest points, both teams, game

119 Feb 27, 1955 Milwaukee HawksBoston Celtics
121 Dec 20, 2000 Miami HeatCharlotte Hornets
123 Feb 21, 1996 Philadelphia 76ersMiami Heat
123 Mar 25, 1997 Cleveland CavaliersSan Antonio Spurs

Largest margin of victory, game

68 Cleveland Cavaliers Dec 17, 1991
65 Indiana Pacers Feb 27, 1998
63 Los Angeles Lakers Mar 19, 1972

Most points, 1st half

107 Phoenix Suns Nov 10, 1990
90 Denver Nuggets Nov 7, 1990
89 Cincinnati Royals Mar 12, 1970
89 Los Angeles Lakers Jan 2, 1987

Fewest points, 1st half

19 Los Angeles Clippers Dec 14, 1999
20 New Orleans Jazz Jan 4, 1975
20 Atlanta Hawks Jan 14, 2013

Most points, both teams, 1st half

174 Nov 10, 1990 Phoenix SunsDenver Nuggets
173 Nov 7, 1990 Denver NuggetsSan Antonio Spurs
170 Nov 2, 1990 Golden State WarriorsDenver Nuggets

Fewest points, both teams, 1st half

55 Dec 11, 2003 Houston RocketsSan Antonio Spurs
55 Nov 28, 2004 New Jersey NetsPortland Trail Blazers
57 Nov 16, 2002 Detroit PistonsDenver Nuggets
57 Jan 20, 2003 New York KnicksMiami Heat

Most points, 2nd half

97 Atlanta Hawks Feb 11, 1970
95 Philadelphia 76ers Dec 20, 1967
94 Houston Rockets Jan 10, 1991

Fewest points, 2nd half

16 New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets Mar 1, 2006
19 Miami Heat Mar 26, 2000
19 Charlotte Hornets Nov 11, 2000
19 Houston Rockets Jan 16, 2014

Most points, both teams, 2nd half

172 Jan 11, 1984 San Antonio SpursDenver Nuggets
170 Mar 19, 1971 Philadelphia 76ersCincinnati Royals
169 Mar 2, 1962 Philadelphia WarriorsNew York Knicks

Fewest points, both teams, 2nd half

51 Feb 27, 1955 Boston CelticsMilwaukee Hawks
51 Nov 11, 2000 Charlotte HornetsNew York Knicks
52 Mar 25, 1997 Cleveland CavaliersSan Antonio Spurs

Most points, 1st quarter

50 Syracuse Nationals Dec 16, 1962
50 Boston Celtics Feb 5, 1982
50 Utah Jazz Apr 10, 1982
50 Milwaukee Bucks Nov 16, 1989
50 Phoenix Suns Nov 10, 1990

Fewest points, 1st quarter

3 Denver Nuggets Nov 27, 2002
4 Sacramento Kings Feb 4, 1987
5 Syracuse Nationals Nov 13, 1954
5 New York Knicks Nov 21, 1956
5 Cleveland Cavaliers Dec 15, 1990
5 San Antonio Spurs Feb 25, 2008

Most points, both teams, 1st quarter

91 Apr 10, 1982 Utah JazzDenver Nuggets
87 Jan 11, 1984 Denver NuggetsSan Antonio Spurs
87 Nov 10, 1990 Phoenix SunsDenver Nuggets

Fewest points, both teams, 1st quarter

18 Nov 29, 1956 Fort Wayne PistonsSyracuse Nationals
19 Nov 28, 2004 Portland Trail BlazersNew Jersey Nets
21 Feb 25, 2008 San Antonio SpursAtlanta Hawks

Most points, 2nd quarter

57 Phoenix Suns Nov 10, 1990
52 Baltimore Bullets Dec 18, 1965
50 San Diego Clippers Apr 14, 1984
50 San Antonio Spurs Nov 17, 1984

Fewest points, 2nd quarter

3 Los Angeles Clippers Dec 14, 1999
4 Cleveland Cavaliers Nov 28, 2000
4 Toronto Raptors Nov 7, 2003

Most points, both teams, 2nd quarter

91 Mar 23, 1974 Seattle SuperSonicsGolden State Warriors
90 Nov 18, 1988 New York KnicksPhiladelphia 76ers
89 Jan 14, 1983 Denver NuggetsDallas Mavericks
89 Nov 7, 1990 San Antonio SpursDenver Nuggets

Fewest points, both teams, 2nd quarter

19 Apr 5, 1995 Philadelphia 76ersCharlotte Hornets
20 Dec 14, 1999 Los Angeles ClippersLos Angeles Lakers
20 Dec 11, 2003 Houston RocketsSan Antonio Spurs

Most points, 3rd quarter

57 Golden State Warriors Mar 4, 1989
54 Atlanta Hawks Feb 11, 1970
54 Indiana Pacers Nov 9, 2010

Fewest points, 3rd quarter

2 Dallas Mavericks Apr 6, 1997
4 Buffalo Braves Oct 21, 1972
5 New York Knicks Feb 26, 1997
5 Brooklyn Nets Dec 31, 2012
5 Dallas Mavericks Feb 27, 2013

Most points, both teams, 3rd quarter

90 Feb 28, 1964 Cincinnati RoyalsPhiladelphia 76ers
89 Mar 4, 1973 Atlanta HawksPhiladelphia 76ers
88 Mar 8, 1959 Boston CelticsCincinnati Royals
88 Mar 23, 1979 Los Angeles LakersSan Diego Clippers

Fewest points, both teams, 3rd quarter

18 Jan 12, 2001 Boston CelticsToronto Raptors
19 Apr 28, 1999 New York KnicksAtlanta Hawks
20 Apr 16, 2012 Charlotte BobcatsNew Orleans Hornets

Most points, 4th quarter

58 Buffalo Braves Oct 20, 1972
54 Boston Celtics Feb 25, 1970
53 Philadelphia 76ers Dec 20, 1967
53 New York Knicks Dec 26, 1967
53 Detroit Pistons Jan 7, 1972
53 San Diego Clippers Feb 9, 1982
53 San Antonio Spurs Jan 11, 1984
53 Milwaukee Bucks Nov 12, 1991

Fewest points, 4th quarter

2 Golden State Warriors Feb 8, 2004
5 Portland Trail Blazers Mar 15, 2006
5 Toronto Raptors Nov 13, 2012

Most points, both teams, 4th quarter

99 Jan 11, 1984 San Antonio SpursDenver Nuggets
96 Feb 27, 1959 Boston CelticsMinneapolis Lakers
96 Jan 7, 1972 Detroit PistonsCincinnati Royals

Fewest points, both teams, 4th quarter

18 Mar 13, 2005 Detroit PistonsUtah Jazz
19 Mar 2, 2004 Miami HeatToronto Raptors
19 Nov 13, 2012 Toronto RaptorsIndiana Pacers

Most points, overtime period

25 New Jersey Nets Nov 30, 1996
24 Sacramento Kings Mar 17, 1990
23 Los Angeles Clippers Nov 12, 1988
23 Dallas Mavericks Dec 12, 1990
23 Indiana Pacers Mar 31, 1991
23 Dallas Mavericks Apr 11, 1995
23 Houston Rockets Apr 11, 1995
23 Denver Nuggets Dec 23, 1996
23 New York Knicks Feb 19, 2008

Fewest points, overtime period

0 Houston Rockets Jan 22, 1983
0 Los Angeles Lakers Dec 1, 1989
0 Seattle SuperSonics Feb 16, 1990
0 Denver Nuggets Jan 13, 1997
0 Washington Wizards Nov 18, 1997
0 Vancouver Grizzlies Dec 1, 2000
0 Sacramento Kings Dec 23, 2009

Most points, both teams, overtime period

46 Apr 11, 1995 Dallas MavericksHouston Rockets
43 Dec 23, 1996 Denver NuggetsPhoenix Suns
41 Mar 11, 2011 Golden State WarriorsOrlando Magic

Fewest points, both teams, overtime period

2 Jan 13, 1997 Denver NuggetsCharlotte Hornets
4 Feb 16, 1990 Seattle SuperSonicsPhiladelphia 76ers
4 Dec 10, 1995 San Antonio SpursNew York Knicks
4 Mar 25, 2012 Utah JazzAtlanta Hawks

Most players, 2,000 or more points, season

2 Los Angeles Lakers 1964-65 Jerry WestElgin Baylor
2 Atlanta Hawks 1972-73 Pete MaravichLou Hudson
2 Denver Nuggets 1982-83 Alex EnglishKiki Vandeweghe
2 Denver Nuggets 1983-84 Kiki VandewegheAlex English
2 Boston Celtics 1986-87 Larry BirdKevin McHale

Most players, 1,000 or more points, season

6 Syracuse Nationals 1960-61 Dolph SchayesHal GreerDick BarnettDave GambeeLarry CostelloRed Kerr
6 Denver Nuggets 1987-88 Alex EnglishFat LeverMichael AdamsDanny SchayesJay VincentBlair Rasmussen
6 Boston Celtics 1990-91 Reggie LewisKevin GambleKevin McHaleRobert ParishLarry BirdBrian Shaw

Most players, 40 or more points, game

2 Baltimore Bullets Nov 14, 1964 Gus JohnsonWalt Bellamy
2 Los Angeles Lakers Feb 11, 1970 Elgin BaylorJerry West
2 New Orleans Jazz Apr 10, 1977 Pete MaravichNate Williams
2 Phoenix Suns Jan 5, 1978 Paul WestphalWalter Davis
2 San Antonio Spurs Mar 6, 1982 George GervinMike Mitchell
2 Detroit Pistons Dec 13, 1983 Isiah ThomasJohn Long
2 Denver Nuggets Dec 13, 1983 Kiki VandewegheAlex English
2 Utah Jazz Mar 19, 1984 Adrian DantleyJohn Drew
2 Chicago Bulls Feb 18, 1996 Michael JordanScottie Pippen
2 Oklahoma City Thunder Feb 19, 2012 Kevin DurantRussell Westbrook
2 Oklahoma City Thunder Mar 23, 2012 Russell WestbrookKevin Durant