Wilt Chamberlain set the NBA single-game scoring record by tallying 100 points for the Philadelphia Warriors in a 169-147 victory over the New York Knicks.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar holds the all-time NBA scoring record of 38,387 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.
Wilt Chamberlain, with 43 points and 28 rebounds.
By an Nba player? Kobe Bryant scored 81 points against the Toronto Raptors on January 22nd 2006.
Wilt Chamberlin 100 points
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar scored the most carreer points in the NBA.
Wilt Chamberlain in 1962 against the Knicks. He scored 100 points.