Ray Allen scored 51 points Thursday night in game 6, but they lost in triple overtime
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.
For the NBA, through the 2007-08 season, that would be Michael Jordan of the Chicago Bulls who scored 63 points against the Boston Celtics on April 20, 1986. Second is Elgin Baylor of the Los Angeles Lakers who scored 61 points against the Boston Celtics on April 13, 1962.
Elgin Baylor - 61 points
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63 points by Michael Jordon on April 22, 1986, versus Boston.
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.