Elgin Baylor - 61 points
36 points by kareem Abdul jabbar
Ray Allen scored 51 points Thursday night in game 6, but they lost in triple overtime
Michael Jordan holds the career record for most points scored in the NBA playoffs, with 5,987. He scored all of his playoff points with the Chicago Bulls during 13 playoff seasons. Jordan also holds the record for most points scored in a single playoff season, with the 759 points he scored in the 1992 playoffs. Jordan holds the record for most career playoff PPG (Points Per Game), with 33.45 and most PPG during a single playoff season, with 43.67 during the 1986 playoffs.
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.
63 points by Michael Jordon on April 22, 1986, versus Boston.