Most points, game
Individual: 61 - Elgin Baylor, Los Angeles at Boston, April 14, 1962
Team: 148 - Boston vs. L.A. Lakers (114), May 27, 1985
Rookie: 42 - Magic Johnson, Los Angeles at Philadelphia, May 16, 1980
Both Teams: 276 - Philadelphia (141) vs. San Francisco (135), April 14, 1967 (OT)

Most points, one half
Individual: 35 - Michael Jordan, Chicago vs. Portland, June 3, 1992
Team, First Half: 79 - Boston vs. L.A. Lakers, May 27, 1985
First Half, Both Teams: 140- San Francisco (72) vs. Philadelphia (68), April 24, 1967
Team, Second Half: 81 - Philadelphia vs. Los Angeles, June 6, 1982
Second Half, Both Teams: 139 - Boston (78) vs. Los Angeles (61), April 18, 1965

Most points, one quarter
Individual: 25 - Isiah Thomas, Detroit at L.A. Lakers, June 19, 1988
Team, first quarter: 43 - Philadelphia vs. San Francisco, April 14, 1967, Philadelphia at San Francisco, April 24, 1967
Both teams, first quarter: 84 - Philadelphia (43) at San Francisco (41), April 24, 1967
Team, second quarter: 46- Boston vs. St. Louis, March 27, 1960
Both teams, second quarter: 73 - St. Louis (38) vs. Boston (35), April 8, 1961, Boston (38) vs. Los Angeles (35), April 14, 1962
Team, third quarter: 47 - Los Angeles vs. Boston, June 3, 1984
Both teams, third quarter: 80 - Los Angeles (47) vs. Boston (33), June 3, 1984
Team, fourth quarter: 44 - Philadelphia vs. Los Angeles, June 6, 1982
Both teams, fourth quarter: 76 - Philadelphia (38) at Los Angeles (38), June 1, 1982
Team, overtime period: 22 - Los Angeles vs. New York, May 1, 1970
Both teams, overtime period: 38 - Los Angeles (22) vs. New York (16), May 1, 1970

Largest margin of victory, game
42 - Chicago vs. Utah, June 7, 1988
Largest lead
End of First Quarter: 20 - Los Angeles vs. New York, May 6, 1970 (led 36-16; won 135-113)
Halftime: 30 - Boston vs. L.A. Lakers, May 27, 1985 (led 79-49; won 148-114)
End of Third Quarter: 36 - Chicago vs. Portland, June 3, 1992 (led 104-68; won 122-89)

Largest lead overcome to win game
End of First Quarter: 15 - Boston at St. Louis, April 7, 1957 (trailed 21-36; won 123-118)
Halftime: 21 - Baltimore at Philadelphia, April 13, 1948 (trailed 20-41; won 66-63)
End of Third Quarter: 15 - Chicago vs. Portland, June 14, 1992 (trailed 64-79; won 97-93)

Fewest points, game
Team: 54 - Utah at Chicago, June 7, 1998
Both Teams: 145 - Syracuse (71) vs. Fort Wayne (74) at Indianapolis, April 7, 1955
Team, First Half: 30 - New Jersey vs. San Antonio, June 8, 2003, Utah at Chicago, June 12, 1998, Houston vs. Boston, May 9, 1981
Both Teams, first half: 63 - New Jersey (30) vs. San Antonio (33), June 8, 2003
Team, Second Half: 23 - Utah at Chicago, June 7, 1998
Both Teams, second half: 63 - Houston (31) vs. New York (32), June 8, 1994

Fewest points, one quarter
Team, first quarter: 13 - Fort Wayne at Syracuse, April 2, 1955; Milwaukee at Boston, May 3, 1974
Both teams, first quarter: 31 - Los Angeles (15) at Boston (16), April 29, 1969
Team, second quarter: 9 - New Jersey vs. San Antonio, June 8, 2003
Both teams, second quarter: 27 - New Jersey (9) vs. San Antonio (18), June 8, 2003
Team, third quarter: 11 - New York at Los Angeles, April 30, 1972, New Jersey vs. San Antonio, June 11, 2003
Both teams, third quarter: 31 - Portland (15) vs. Chicago (16), June 7, 1992; Chicago (15) at Utah (16), June 6, 1997
Team, fourth quarter: 9 - Utah at Chicago, June 7, 1998
Both teams, fourth quarter: 28 - Houston (13) vs. New York (15), June 8, 1994
Team, overtime period: 2 - Detroit at L.A. Lakers, June 8, 2004
Both teams, overtime period: 8 - Boston (4) vs. Milwaukee (4), May 10, 1974 (1st OT)
Chicago (4) vs. Phoenix (4), June 13, 1993 (1st OT)

Most points, overtime period
9 - John Havlicek, Boston vs. Milwaukee, May 10, 1974 (2nd OT)
Bill Laimbeer, Detroit vs. Portland, June 7, 1990
Danny Ainge, Portland at Chicago, June 5, 1992


100-Point Games

Most consecutive games, 100 or more points, all championship series
20 - Minneapolis/Los Angeles, 1959-65
L.A. Lakers, 1983-87

Most consecutive games scoring fewer than 100 points, all championship series
15 - Chicago, 1996-98 (current)
12 - New York, 1994, 1999 (current)


Players Scoring

Most players, 30 or more points, game
2 - Accomplished 29 times. Most recent:
L.A. Lakers at New Jersey, June 9, 2002

Most players, 30 or more points, both teams, game
4 - Houston (2) at Orlando (2), June 9, 1995

Most players, 20 or more points, game
5 - Boston vs. Los Angeles, April 19, 1965
L.A. Lakers vs. Boston, June 4, 1987
Boston vs. L.A. Lakers, June 11, 1987

Most players, 20 or more points, both teams, game
8 - Boston (4) at Los Angeles (4), April 26, 1966
L.A. Lakers (5) vs. Boston (3), June 4, 1987

Most players, 10 or more points, game
8 - Boston vs. Los Angeles, May 31, 1984 (OT)

Most players, 10 or more points, both teams, game
14 - Boston (7) vs. St. Louis (7), March 27, 1960

Fewest players, 10 or more points, game
1 - Utah at Chicago, June 7, 1998

Fewest players, 10 or more points, both teams, game
4 - Utah (2) at Chicago (2), June 10, 1998
Utah (2) at Chicago (2), June 12, 1998

Highest scoring average, one championship series
41.0 - Michael Jordan, Chicago vs. Phoenix, 1993 (246/6)

Highest scoring average, rookie, one championship series
26.2 - Joe Fulks, Philadelphia vs. Chicago, 1947 (131/5)

Most consecutive games, 20 or more points
35 - Michael Jordan, Chicago, June 2, 1991 - June 14, 1998 (current)

Most consecutive games, 30 or more points
13 - Elgin Baylor, Minneapolis-Los Angeles, April 9, 1959 - April 21, 1963

Most consecutive games, 40 or more points
4 - Michael Jordan, June 11, 1993 - June 18, 1993

Scoring 30 or more points in all games in championship series
Elgin Baylor, Los Angeles vs. Boston, 1962 (7-game series)
Rick Barry, San Francisco vs. Philadelphia, 1967 (6-game series)
Michael Jordan, Chicago vs. Phoenix, 1993 (6-game series)
Hakeem Olajuwon, Houston vs. Orlando, 1995 (4-game series)
Shaquille O'Neal, L.A. Lakers vs. Indiana, 2000 (6-game series)
Shaquille O'Neal, L.A. Lakers vs. New Jersey, 2002 (4-game series)

Scoring 20 or more points in all games of 7-game championship series
Bob Pettit, St. Louis vs. Boston, 1960
Elgin Baylor, Los Angeles vs. Boston, 1962
Jerry West, Los Angeles vs. Boston, 1962
Jerry West, Los Angeles vs. Boston, 1969
Jerry West, Los Angeles vs. New York, 1970
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Milwaukee vs. Boston, 1974
Larry Bird, Boston vs. Los Angeles, 1984
Hakeem Olajuwon, Houston vs. New York, 1994