No Celtic player has ever scored 50 or more points in a playoff game. However, Both Kevin Mchale and Larry Bird have in a regular season game, with Bird scoring a franchise record 60 points.
John Havlicek is the All-Time leading scorer for the Boston Celtics
63 points by Michael Jordon on April 22, 1986, versus Boston.
Ray Allen scored 51 points Thursday night in game 6, but they lost in triple overtime
Michael Jordan is currently the playoff leader in points with 5,987 points!
157, by Boston vs New York (4/28/1990).
Two players have scored 8 points in one playoff game: * Patrik Sundstrom - New Jersey Devils - April 22, 1988 * Mario Lemieux - Pittsburgh Penguins - April 25, 1989
Micheal Jordan holds the record for most points in a playoff game with 63 points.
The record for most points scored in an NBA finals game is held by Hall of Famer Elgin Baylor of the Los Angeles Lakers who scored 61 points in Game 5 of the 1962 NBA finals against the Boston Celtics. The record for most points scored in a playoff game is held by Michael Jordan who scored 63 points in game two of a first round playoff series against the Boston Celtics in 1986.
There have been dozens and dozens of players to score 30 points or more in a playoff game. Some notable ones include LeBron James, Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Dwyane Wade, and Carmelo Anthony. It has shown to be very common.