Kobe Bryant scored 81 points against the Toronto Raptors. Wilt chamberlan scored 100 points as a phili warrior. wilt didnt have a 3 point arc but there was also no 3 second violation in the key allowing him to stand under the hoop all game. if the rules were the same Kobe might have the highest point total for a single game.
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, he scored 100 points
Kobe Bryant's 81 points against Toronto Raptors on 2006-01-22
Wilt Chamberlain scored 100 points in a single NBA game and the second most in the NBA was scored by Kobe Bryant as he scored 81 in a single game.
His career high is 81 points.
Jack Taylor of Grinell college scored 138 points.
In the NBA, it was 100 points made by Wilt Chamberlain in the year 1962 (March, 2, 1962). The game took place between Philadephia Warriors and the New York Knicks. Chamberlain was on the Warriors. The second highest points scored in a basketball game was by Kobe Bryant who scored 81 points.