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Most Points Scored in an NBA Playoff Game

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What is the most points scored by a player in an NBA Playoff game?

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The most points scored in an NBA playoff game, breaking Elgin Baylor‘s 1962 record of 61, is 63 by Michael Jordan of the Chicago Bulls in a double overtime game against the Boston Celtics on April 20, 1986. The Celtics prevailed in that first round of the 1986 playoffs and went on to defeat Houston in the NBA Finals for the 1986 NBA Championship.