In the 75-year history of the NBA countless players have passed through the courts of the best basketball in the world, but only a few had the honor and privilege of going down in history as the top two scorers in a game by reporting more than 80 points.
It is about two true NBA legends: Wilt Chamberlain y Kobe Bryant, the two players who scored the most points in the history of the league in a game when signing up 100 and 81 units, respectively. A brutality!
Chamberlain was the first to do so with a majestic performance by 100 points on March 2, 1962 in the Philadelphia Warriors victory over the New York Knicks 169-147. The historic night of the NBA legend had him with 36 of 63 two-point shots and 28 of 32 from the 3-point range.
The game that was played in the 1961-62 season was not broadcast on television or radio. So, How did you check Chamberlain’s 100 points? SCP Auctions found the official record of the game between Warriors and Knicks that certified Wilt as the player who scored the most points in an NBA game.
Kobe Bryant and his best performance in the NBA with 81 points
January 22, 2006, was etched in Kobe Bryant’s mind as the day he had the best performance in the NBA, scoring the second-most points during a game in league history: ‘The Black Mamba’ he reported 81 points in the Los Angeles Lakers’ victory over the Toronto Raptors 122-104 in the 2005-06 season.
Bryant finished that magical night of 81 points with 21 of 33 doubles, 7 of 13 triples, 18 of 20 free throws, six rebounds, two assists, three steals and a cover in 42 minutes of play. “Not even in my dreams as a child I could imagine it. It just happened. It is difficult to explain ”, Kobe said after his best performance in the NBA.