Top NBA playoff performances

May 01, 1992

The top single-game individual scoring performances in NBA playoff history. The Chicago Bulls' Michael Jordan scored 56 in a 119-114 victory over the Miami Heat on Thursday night:

Pts... .. Player.. .. .. .. .. .. Game.. .. .. .. .. . Year

63 Michael Jordan .. .. .. Chicago at Boston, 2OT.. .. 1986

61 Elgin Baylor.. .. .. .. L.A. Lakers at Boston.. .. 1962

56 Michael Jordan.. .. .. Chicago at Miami.. .. .. .. 1992 56 Wilt Chamberlain.. .. Philadelphia vs. Syracuse.. ..1962

55 Rick Barry.. .. .. San Francisco vs. Philadelphia...1967

55 Michael Jordan.. .. ..Chicago vs. Cleveland.. .. .. 1988

54 John Havlicek.. .. .. ..Boston vs. Atlanta.. .. .. .1973

53 Wilt Chamberlain.. .. Philadelphia vs. Syracuse.. ..1960

53 Jerry West.. .. .. .. LA Lakers vs. Boston.. .. .. .1969

52 Jerry West. .. .. .. LA Lakers vs. Baltimore.. .. .1965

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