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Los Angeles Lakers History: Players with 60-point Games

The complete list with Lakers players who scored at least 60 points in an NBA game

There are a total of 68 performances of 60 or more points in NBA history. Fourteen of them had Lakers players as protagonists. Despite WIlt Chamberlain being the king of the high-scoring games with 32 of them (check the complete list), he only did it twice as a Laker.

Elgin Baylor had four 60+ games, including one of the only 2 performances of this kind in the playoffs in NBA history (the other: Michael Jordan with 63). His 61 points are still the NBA Finals record.

Kobe Bryant had six 60-point games, including his famous 81. Kobe, Baylor and Chamberlain are three of the 4 players in league history who did it more than once (the other one is Michael Jordan, 5 times)

Shaquille O'Neal, Jerry West and George Mikan did it once each.

Los Angeles Lakers History: Players with 60-point Games

Points Player
Team
Opponent
Date
81 Kobe Bryant (1) Los Angeles Lakers Toronto Raptors 1/22/2006
71 Elgin Baylor Los Angeles Lakers New York Knicks 11/15/1960
66 Wilt Chamberlain Los Angeles Lakers Phoenix Suns 2/9/1969
65 Kobe Bryant Los Angeles Lakers Portland Trail Blazers 3/16/2007 (OT)
64 Elgin Baylor Minneapolis Lakers Boston Celtics 11/8/1959
63 Jerry West Los Angeles Lakers New York Knicks 1/17/1962
63 Elgin Baylor Los Angeles Lakers Philadelphia Warriors 12/8/1961 (3OT)
62 Kobe Bryant Los Angeles Lakers Dallas Mavericks 12/20/2005
61 Kobe Bryant (2) Los Angeles Lakers New York Knicks 2/2/2009
61 Shaquille O'Neal Los Angeles Lakers Los Angeles Clippers 3/6/2000
61 Elgin Baylor (3) Los Angeles Lakers Boston Celtics 4/14/1962
61 George Mikan Minneapolis Lakers Rochester Royals 1/20/1952 (2OT)
60 Kobe Bryant Los Angeles Lakers Utah Jazz 4/13/2016
60 Kobe Bryant Los Angeles Lakers Memphis Grizzlies 3/22/2007
60 Wilt Chamberlain Los Angeles Lakers Cincinnati Royals 1/26/1969


Notes:
(1) Second best ever in NBA history.
(2) Madison Square Garden record
(3) In the playoffs / NBA Finals record.

 
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