On March 2, 1962, Wilt Chamberlain set the NBA single-game scoring record by tallying 100 points for the Philadelphia Warriors in a 169-147 victory over the New York Knicks. Not 98 points, not 102, but a nice, round 100 — an imposing record set by a most imposing player.
Has anyone shot 100 in an NBA game?
Wilt Chamberlain has the most attempted shots in a game with a field-goal percentage of 100.0, with 18 attempts versus the Baltimore Bullets on February 24, 1967.
Who scored the most points in the NBA in one game?
Chamberlain holds the single-game scoring record, having scored 100 points in a game in 1962. Jordan (63) and Baylor (61) are the only players to score at least 60 points in a game during the playoffs, each accomplishing this once.
What is Michael Jordan’s lowest scoring game?
The worst night occurred when Jordan registered the worst single-game shooting performance of his career, going 1-of-9 for just two points on Dec. 15, 2002, against the Toronto Raptors.
What is Michael Jordan’s highest scoring game?
The single-game playoff scoring record belongs to Michael Jordan, who put up 63 points in Game 2 of the 1986 Eastern Conference first round against Boston. Jordan’s record-setting night wasn’t enough for the Chicago Bulls to win the game, falling 135-131 in overtime.
Who has the most 70 point games?
Wilt Chamberlain has the most games with 70+ points in a season, with 3 games in 1962-63 and in 1961-62.
Who leads the NBA in steals?
NBA Stat Leaders 2021-22
|1 Alex CarusoCHI||2.2|
|1 Marcus SmartBOS||2.2|
|3 Chris PaulPHX||2.0|
|3 Gary Trent Jr.TOR||2.0|
How many 60 point games has LeBron James had?
LeBron James played in 1 game with 60+ points.
How many career 60 or more point regular-season games does LeBron James have?
Did Michael Jordan fail to make varsity?
At the end of the day, likely the greatest basketball player who ever lived was told he was not good enough, and that should be motivation enough for anyone to keep working at their craft. Jordan was bypassed on the Laney varsity roster, and was instead relegated to the junior varsity team.
How many times did Michael Jordan lose?
Michael Jordan fell short 366 times in his career.
What is Shaq’s career-high in points?
On March 6, 2000, O’Neal scored a career-high 61 points to go along with 23 rebounds and 3 assists in a 123–103 win over the LA Clippers.
Who is better LeBron or Jordan?
LeBron James: Regular season stats. Jordan is superior in the scoring department, but James grabs rebounds and dishes out assists at a higher rate. While both players are known for tenacious defense on the wing, Jordan finished first in the league in steals three times in his career.
Who is considered the best NBA player of all time?
Michael Jordan has been considered the greatest basketball player of all time even before he retired. Some exceptions apply, but this has been a consensus choice for the better part of 2 plus decades. For James to be ranked above him is a watershed moment.