Point (basketball)

Points in basketball are used to keep track of the score in a game. Points can be accumulated by making field goals (two or three points) or free throws (one point).

The team that has recorded the most points at the end of a game is declared that game's winner.


* Most points in a career: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (38,387 pts) [ [http://www.nba.com/statistics/default_all_time_leaders/AllTimeLeadersPTSQuery.html?topic=4&stat=1 Nba.Com Líderes ] ]
* Highest career points per game: Michael Jordan (30.1 ppg) [ [http://www.nba.com/statistics/default_all_time_leaders/AllTimeLeadersPPGQuery.html?topic=4&stat=0 Nba.Com Líderes ] ]
* Most points by a player in an NBA game: 100 by Wilt Chamberlain. [http://www.nba.com/history/records/regular_points.html NBA.com: Regular Season Records: Points ] ]
* Most points averaged by a player in one season: 50.4 by Wilt Chamberlain (1961-62)
* Most points by a player in one season: 4,029 by Wilt Chamberlain (1961-1962)
* Most points by a player in one half: 59 by Wilt Chamberlain
* Most points by a player in one quarter: 33 by George Gervin
* Most points by a player in one overtime period: 16 by Gilbert Arenas


*Most points by a player in an PBA game: 105 by Tony Harris
*Most points in one half: 59 by Tony Harris
*Most points in one quarter: 37 by Allan Caidic

See also

*List of National Basketball Association top individual scoring season averages
*List of individual National Basketball Association scoring leaders by season
*List of National Basketball Association career scoring leaders


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