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.
Wilt Chamberlain, 100 points
Wilt Chamberlain with 100 points
Wilt Chamberlin, 100 points
Wilt Chamberlain scored 42 points in 1962, which is the record for most points in an NBA All-Star Game.
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