kobe bryant. by far
That would be George Gervin of the San Antonio Spurs, who scored 33 points in the second quarter against New Orleans on April 9, 1978.
Most points scored in one quarter in college football is Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Iowa Hawkeyes, the Huskers scored 48 points in the 3rd quarter. (year not known-maybe mid 80s)
Eric Floyd of the Golden State Warriors scored 29 points in the fourth quarter against the Los Angeles Lakers in the 1987 NBA playoffs on May 10.
Harry Ratnam of Fresno scored 29 points in the 3rs quarter of a basketball game!
The Detroit Lions scored 34 points in the 4th quarter in a 37-27 win over the Chicago Bears
The most points scored in a quarter in an NFL game is 41and was done by the Green Bay Packers vs. the Detroit Lions on October 7, 1945 (second quarter) and the Los Angeles Rams vs. the Detroit Lions on October 29, 1950 (third quarter).
The former NFL player with the most points scored in a single season is LaDainian Tomlinson. He scored 186 points in 2006 with the San Diego Chargers.
The most points scored in a quarter in the Super Bowl is 35, scored in the 2nd quarter of Super Bowl XXII by the Washington Redskins against the Denver Broncos. Washington wound up winning Super Bowl XXII by the score of 42-10.
George Gervin of the San Antonio Spurs scored 33 points against the New Orleans Jazz on April 9, 1978 in the second quarter. Carmelo Anthony shares that record when he also scored 33 points in a single quarter (third quarter) against the Minnesota Timberwolves on December 10, 2008.
28 vs dallas when he scored 62 in only 3 quarters
George Gervin- 35 points
The highest number of points scored by an NBA basketball player in an NBA game is 100 points by Wilt Chaimberlain. The second most scored points in the NBA is by Kobe Bryant, at 81 points in a game. The third most scored points in a game, is again by Wilt at 79 points.
It was Wilt Chamberlain and he scored exactly 100 points. However, this was not a televised game, so there is no tape of it. The most points scored by a single player in a taped game was Kobe Bryant against the Toronto Raptors in 2006, when he scored 81 points.
Wilt Chamberlin scored 100 points in one game
The player with the most points in franchise history is kicker Morten Andersen.
Wilt Chamberlain scored 100 points in an NBA basketball game.