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NBA 60-Point Games Quiz

In NBA history, 25 players have scored 60 or more points in a single game. How many can you name?
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Year
Points
Player
2018
60
2017
70
2016
60
2016
60
2014
61
2014
62
2009
61
2007
60
2007
65
2006
60
2006
81
2005
62
2005
60
2004
62
2000
61
1994
71
1993
64
1990
69
1990
60
1990
61
1987
61
1987
61
1986
63
Year
Points
Player
1985
60
1984
60
1978
63
1978
73
1977
68
1974
64
1969
66
1969
60
1967
68
1966
62
1966
65
1964
63
1964
62
1963
70
1963
62
1963
67
1962
61
1962
63
1962
61
1962
61
1962
73
1962
72
1962
61
Year
Points
Player
1962
100
1962
61
1962
65
1962
67
1962
61
1962
67
1962
65
1962
62
1962
62
1962
63
1962
62
1962
73
1961
60
1961
61
1961
63
1961
78
1961
60
1961
67
1960
71
1959
64
1952
61
1949
63
Answer Stats
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Answer
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+6
level ∞
Jan 25, 2014
I've been waiting for almost 5 years to update this quiz and now I finally get to!
+2
level 45
Jan 26, 2014
nothing will top gervin and thompson on the same day for the scoring title
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level 28
Jun 18, 2014
David Robinson 71 for scoring title in 1994 to win over Shaq
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level 49
Feb 20, 2018
another good one was MJ dropping 44 on the Knicks on the final day of the '98 season to beat out Shaq for the scoring crown.
+1
level 25
Mar 4, 2014
2 within 3 months after a 5 year standstill. Funny that both of them happened against the Charlotte bobcats
+1
level 14
Jan 27, 2014
ya. stay melo!!!!!
+2
level 35
Mar 4, 2014
loled when entered Chamberlain, and the half the screen goes green :)
+2
level 80
Mar 6, 2014
Think about it this way. In the 9-year span from 1961 through 1969, there were 35 performances of 60+ points - 1 by Jerry West, 2 by Elgin Baylor, and 33 by Chamberlain. In the entire remaining history of the league, there have only been 29 more such performances by any other players. Talk about a truly dominant career!
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level 80
Sep 24, 2015
But holy cow, 100 points in one game? I wonder if his team was giving him the ball every time just to make that happen.
+1
level 28
Jan 26, 2016
actually his team scored somewhere around 160 that game. and it wasn't a complete blow out. same with kobe getting his 81, his team needed it, that was a comeback win.
+1
level 12
Aug 25, 2016
that was funny! XD
+1
level 13
Mar 12, 2014
60 points has been scored 64 times. Wilt has 32 of them.
+1
level 68
Apr 10, 2014
Grrrrr. Tried Mikkan and Mikaan. Somehow never thought of Mikan.,
+1
level 29
May 4, 2014
very surprised that the Human Highlight Film never touched 60
+1
level 73
Sep 2, 2014
Wilt Chamberlain...most dominate athlete in any sport...ever. Crazy how good he was
+1
level 22
Feb 27, 2015
I agree. Him and Jordan are me favorite NBA players ever. As of right now, maybe James and Bryant.
+1
level 61
Apr 17, 2016
Babe Ruth in 1921 had arguably the most dominant season of any player in North American team sports, and his career, for its time, was more dominating than Chamberlain's was in his time. Chamberlain had Russell as his counterpart - Russell superior on defense, Chamberlain on offense. Plus, Russell's Celtics had 11 championships in 13 years - unparalleled, even by any Yankees team. Chamberlain's teams had two. Ruth had no peer. The only other player who compares in dominance was Gretzky.
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level 19
Feb 2, 2018
Gretzky, Tony Hawk, Serena, Bolt, Phelps. Way off
+1
level 58
Nov 30, 2015
It's amazing that Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the top scorer of all time, has never scored 60 in a game.
+1
level 51
Dec 25, 2015
Was just thinking that!
+1
level 28
Apr 5, 2016
especially since he was a scoring champ
+1
level 35
Jun 24, 2016
I thought of that too
+1
level 24
Jun 2, 2017
That's kind of crazy to think about! How consistent he must have been!
+1
level 73
Jun 26, 2017
Kind of reminds me of Hank Aaron. The best home run hitter of all time never had more than 45 home runs in a season.
+1
level 36
Feb 1, 2018
ikr. i kept typing in his name thinking i spelt it wrong or something
+1
level 4
Jan 22, 2016
Just type Chamberlain and you have 50% of the list! Incredible how dominant he was. 32 games of 60 plus points!!
+1
level 65
Apr 17, 2016
That's what happens when you average 50.4 per game over a whole season. Ridiculous.
+1
level 48
Apr 14, 2016
It happened again!!!
+1
level 45
Apr 16, 2016
Kobe's last game of his career and he drops 60! What a career he had
+1
level 37
Jul 21, 2017
He took 50 freakin shots and people just stood around and watched. Hardly a legit 60.
+2
level 28
Apr 22, 2018
he made 22 of 50, thats 44% - dead on with his career average. seems legit.
+1
level 12
Apr 18, 2016
type in wilt and you already got 50% of the quiz lol
+1
level 68
Apr 19, 2016
All half of famers, all-stars and there is gilbert arenas lol...Yes, he was relevant once upon a time...
+1
level 75
Dec 8, 2016
Was Tom Chambers an all-star? Once or twice maybe, but his name also seems strange on this list. :-)
+1
level 49
May 23, 2017
actually he was and i believe he won the all star game mvp in '87. hell of a player and a natural scorer for 5-6 years.
+1
level 6
Jul 28, 2016
Who else got all of them
+1
level 6
Aug 20, 2016
i got them all right
+1
level 3
Nov 23, 2016
Omg i just smacked myself so hard after i hit give up...i realized i hadnt tried anybody like jordan or johnson or iverson or bird!😵
+1
level 28
Dec 5, 2016
:-)
+1
level 58
Dec 6, 2016
TIME FOR AN UPDATE! Let's go Klay Thompson!
+1
level ∞
Dec 6, 2016
Done!
+1
level 35
Dec 6, 2016
update klay thompson
+1
level 66
Dec 6, 2016
It's funny that 25% of people didn't get Klay, considering it happened last night.
+1
level 67
Mar 25, 2017
it will be even lower with the new update...most have no clue who devin booker is
+1
level 1
Dec 8, 2016
what about anthony davis 2016?
+1
level 24
Jun 2, 2017
Actually Davis only got 59. Sadly, it doesn't crack the list, as impressive as it was.
+1
level 7
Dec 15, 2016
so easy
+1
level 20
Aug 8, 2018
so hard
+1
level 15
Apr 13, 2017
Nice quiz! 19/24 some obvious got me!
+1
level 6
May 4, 2017
How do I get Fulks but not Bird......
+1
level 58
May 17, 2017
As a Celtics fan, I must say that Devin Booker's 70 weren't that impressive, considering the entire game was garbage time.
+2
level 24
Jun 2, 2017
As someone who doesn't care, stop complaining. 60 points is 60 points.
+1
level 58
Feb 1, 2018
Huh?
+1
level 15
Jun 9, 2017
elan 70 points is very rare these days so how is it not the impressive
+1
level 58
Feb 1, 2018
Let me rephrase what I said: Devin Booker's 70 points was the LEAST IMPRESSIVE 70-point game in NBA history, for three reasons: 1. Avery Bradley, the Celtics' #1 defender (at the time), did not play. He would have been guarding Devin Booker. 2. The Celtics were winning by around 30 points throughout the entire game, so they did not concern themselves with how many points Devin Booker was scoring. 3. At the end of the game, the Suns repeatedly intentionally fouled the Celtics, just so they could get the ball back and add to Booker's point total. Remember that I am a Celtics fan, and my "saltiness" is meant to be perceived with a layer of humor.
+1
level 15
Jul 13, 2017
I was at kobe's last game
+2
level 40
Aug 24, 2017
There's a problem with the quiz. You forgot to add Lavar Ball
+1
level 58
Jan 31, 2018
Damn, y'all are fast at updating these...
+1
level 10
Feb 18, 2018
I got em all
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