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.
In his highest-scoring game, Abdul-Jabbar scored 61 points for his UCLA team.Other stats include:* Highest career Scoring Average: 26.4 * Most career Field Goals: 943 * Most season Points: 870 (1967) * Highest season Scoring Average: 29.0 (1967) * Most season Field Goals: 346 (1967) * Most season Free Throw Attempts: 274 (1967) * Most single game Points: 61 * Most single game field goals: 26 (vs. Washington State, 2/25/67) Just a Note: No one named Abdul-Jabbar ever played for UCLA Varsity Basketball. Lew Alcindor had a "highest-scoring game" in which he scored 61 points.It was only afterward that he changed his name to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
Wilt chamberlain with 100, in a single game, Kareem Abdul Jabbar is the all time leader in points
The New England Patriots did break the single season team scoring record in 2007 by scoring 589 points to break the previous record held by the Minnesota Vikings (556). == ==