This article lists all-time records achieved in the NBA post-season in major categories recognized by the league, including those set by teams and individuals in single games, series, and careers. The NBA also recognizes records from its original incarnation, the Basketball Association of America.

Playoff records

Game

  • 29 by Sleepy Floyd, Golden State Warriors vs. Los Angeles Lakers on May 10, 1987 (4th)
  • Note: this exceeds the regular season record of 16 by Gilbert Arenas
  • 16 by Dave Bing, Detroit Pistons vs. Boston Celtics on April 1, 1968
  • 28 by Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Houston Rockets on April 19, 2017
  • 28 by Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Utah Jazz on April 27, 2018
  • 12 by Sleepy Floyd, Golden State Warriors vs. Los Angeles Lakers on May 10, 1987
  • 18 by Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Houston Rockets on April 19, 2017
  • 12 by Sleepy Floyd, Golden State Warriors vs. Los Angeles Lakers on May 10, 1987[citation needed]
  • 13 by Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls vs. Los Angeles Lakers on June 5, 1991[citation needed]
  • 12 by Damian Lillard, Portland Trail Blazers at Denver Nuggets on June 1, 2021
  • 19 by Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder vs Utah Jazz, April 27, 2018
  • 15 by Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder vs Utah Jazz, April 27, 2018
  • 6 by Antoine Walker, Boston Celtics at Philadelphia 76ers on April 28, 2002[9]
  • 6 by Damian Lillard, Portland Trail Blazers vs. Denver Nuggets on May 24, 2021[9]
  • 6 by Michael Porter Jr., Denver Nuggets at Portland Trail Blazers on June 3, 2021[10]
  • 6 by Devin Booker, Phoenix Suns at Los Angeles Lakers on June 3, 2021[11]
  • 6 by Bojan Bogdanovic, Utah Jazz vs. Los Angeles Clippers on June 17, 2021
  • 8 by Vince Carter, Toronto Raptors vs. Philadelphia 76ers on May 11, 2001[7]
  • 8 by Vince Carter, Toronto Raptors vs. Philadelphia 76ers on May 11, 2001[7]
  • 8 by Chris Paul, Los Angeles Clippers at Oklahoma City Thunder on May 5, 2014.[12]
  • 30 by Bob Cousy, Boston Celtics vs. Syracuse Nationals on March 21, 1953 (4 OT) (30/32)
  • Note: this exceeds the regular season record of 28 by Wilt Chamberlain and Adrian Dantley
Shaquille O'Neal holds the Playoff records for free throws attempted in a quarter & game.
Shaquille O'Neal holds the Playoff records for free throws attempted in a quarter & game.
  • 19 by Magic Johnson, Los Angeles Lakers vs. Golden State Warriors on May 8, 1991
  • 19 by Karl Malone, Utah Jazz vs. Portland Trail Blazers on May 9, 1991
  • 19 by Charles Barkley, Phoenix Suns vs. Seattle SuperSonics on June 5, 1993
  • 19 by Dirk Nowitzki, Dallas Mavericks vs. Oklahoma City Thunder on May 17, 2011
  • 28 by DeAndre Jordan, Los Angeles Clippers vs. Houston Rockets on May 10, 2015 (10/28)
  • 13 by Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls vs. Detroit Pistons on May 21, 1991
  • 13 by Dirk Nowitzki, Dallas Mavericks vs. Portland Trail Blazers on April 16, 2011
  • 13 by Dirk Nowitzki, Dallas Mavericks vs. Oklahoma City Thunder on May 17, 2011
  • 25 by Shaquille O'Neal, Los Angeles Lakers vs. Portland Trail Blazers on May 20, 2000
  • 41 by Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia 76ers vs. Boston Celtics on April 5, 1967
  • 26 by Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia 76ers vs. San Francisco Warriors on April 16, 1967
  • 19 by Bill Russell, Boston Celtics vs. Los Angeles Lakers on April 18, 1962
  • Note: this exceeds the regular season record of 18 by Nate Thurmond
  • 15 by Moses Malone, Houston Rockets vs. Washington Bullets on April 21, 1977 (OT)
  • 20 by Dave Cowens, Boston Celtics at Houston Rockets on April 22, 1975
  • 20 by Dave Cowens, Boston Celtics at Philadelphia 76ers on May 1, 1977
  • 20 by Bill Walton, Portland Trail Blazers at Philadelphia 76ers, June 3, 1977
  • 20 by Bill Walton, Portland Trail Blazers vs. Philadelphia 76ers, June 5, 1977
  • 20 by Kevin Garnett, Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Denver Nuggets on April 21, 2004
  • 20 by Kevin Garnett, Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Sacramento Kings on May 19, 2004
  • 20 by Tim Duncan, San Antonio Spurs vs. Los Angeles Lakers on May 14, 2002
  • 20 by Tim Duncan, San Antonio Spurs vs. Phoenix Suns on April 25, 2003
  • 20 by Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks at Toronto Raptors on May 19, 2019[14]
  • 24 by Magic Johnson, Los Angeles Lakers vs. Phoenix Suns on May 15, 1984
  • 24 by John Stockton, Utah Jazz vs. Los Angeles Lakers on May 17, 1988
  • 15 by Magic Johnson, Los Angeles Lakers vs. Portland Trail Blazers on May 3, 1985
  • 15 by Doc Rivers, Atlanta Hawks vs. Boston Celtics on May 16, 1988
  • 15 by Steve Nash, Phoenix Suns vs. Los Angeles Lakers on April 29, 2007
  • 11 by John Stockton, Utah Jazz vs. San Antonio Spurs on May 5, 1994
  • 10 by Allen Iverson, Philadelphia 76ers vs. Orlando Magic on May 13, 1999
  • 10 by Mark Eaton, Utah Jazz vs. Houston Rockets on April 26, 1985
  • 10 by Hakeem Olajuwon, Houston Rockets vs. Los Angeles Lakers on April 29, 1990
  • 10 by Andrew Bynum, Los Angeles Lakers vs. Denver Nuggets on April 29, 2012
  • 12 by James Harden, Houston Rockets vs. Golden State Warriors on May 27, 2015[16]
  • 45 by Elgin Baylor and 41 by Jerry West, Los Angeles Lakers vs. Detroit Pistons on March 29, 1962
  • 42 by Sleepy Floyd and 41 by Hakeem Olajuwon, Houston Rockets vs. Dallas Mavericks on April 30, 1988
  • 41 by Clyde Drexler and 40 by Hakeem Olajuwon, Houston Rockets vs. Utah Jazz on May 5, 1995
  • 40 by Reggie Miller and Jalen Rose, Indiana Pacers vs. Philadelphia 76ers on May 6, 2000
  • 41 by LeBron James and Kyrie Irving, Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Golden State Warriors on June 13, 2016
  • 47 by Anthony Davis and 41 by Jrue Holiday, New Orleans Pelicans vs. Portland Trail Blazers on April 21, 2018
  • Stephen Curry (37 points, 11 assists and 13 rebounds) and Draymond Green (18 points, 11 assists and 14 rebounds), Golden State Warriors at Portland Trail Blazers on May 20, 2019

Series

  • 46.3 by Jerry West, Los Angeles Lakers (vs. Baltimore Bullets), 1965
  • Most points - 135 by Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls (vs. Miami Heat), 1992 (45.0 ppg)
  • Most minutes played - 144 by Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors (vs. Syracuse Nationals), 1961 (48.0 mpg)
  • Most field goals made - 53 by Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls (vs. Miami Heat), 1992 (53/87, 60.9%)
  • Most field goals attempted - 104 by Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors (vs. Syracuse Nationals), 1960
  • Most 3-point field goals made - 14 by John Starks, New York Knicks (vs. Cleveland Cavaliers), 1996 (14/22, 63.6%)
  • Most 3-point field goals attempted - 35 by Reggie Miller, Indiana Pacers (vs. Milwaukee Bucks), 1999
  • Highest 3-point field goal percentage (min. 6 attempts) - 85.7% by Muggsy Bogues, 1997 (6/7)
  • Most free throws made - 43 by Kevin Johnson, Phoenix Suns (vs. Denver Nuggets), 1989 (43/46, 93.5%)
  • Most free throws attempted - 47 by Dolph Schayes, Syracuse Nationals (vs. Boston Celtics), 1959
  • Highest free throw percentage (min. 15 attempts) - 100% by Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls (vs. Washington Bullets), 1997 (15/15)
  • Most rebounds - 84 by Bill Russell, Boston Celtics (vs. Syracuse Nationals), 1957 (28.0 rpg)
  • Most offensive rebounds - 28 by Moses Malone, Houston Rockets (vs. Seattle SuperSonics), 1982 (9.3 orpg)
  • Most assists - 48 by Magic Johnson, Los Angeles Lakers (vs. San Antonio Spurs), 1986 (16.0 apg)
  • Most steals - 13 by Clyde Drexler, Portland Trail Blazers (vs. Dallas Mavericks), 1990; Hersey Hawkins, Philadelphia 76ers (vs. Milwaukee Bucks), 1991 (4.3 spg)
  • Most blocks - 18 by Manute Bol, Golden State Warriors (vs. Utah Jazz), 1989 (6.0 bpg)
  • Most points - 150 by Hakeem Olajuwon, Houston Rockets (vs. Dallas Mavericks), 1988 (37.5 ppg)
  • Most minutes played - 195 by Wilt Chamberlain, Los Angeles Lakers (vs. Atlanta Hawks), 1970 (48.8 mpg)
  • Most field goals made - 65 by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Milwaukee Bucks (vs. Chicago Bulls), 1974
  • Most field goals attempted - 123 by Tracy McGrady, Orlando Magic (vs. Milwaukee Bucks), 2001
  • Most 3-point field goals made - 26 by Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors (vs. Portland Trail Blazers), 2019
  • Most 3-point field goals attempted - 61 by Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors (vs. Portland Trail Blazers), 2019
  • Highest 3-point field goal percentage (min. 8 attempts) - 81.8% by Bob Hansen, Utah Jazz (vs. Portland Trail Blazers), 1988
  • Most free throws made - 51 by Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers (vs. Sacramento Kings), 2001
  • Most free throws attempted - 68 by Shaquille O'Neal, Los Angeles Lakers (vs. New Jersey Nets), 2002
  • Most rebounds - 118 by Bill Russell, Boston Celtics (vs. Minneapolis Lakers), 1959 (29.5 rpg)
  • Most offensive rebounds - 27 by Moses Malone, Philadelphia 76ers (vs. Los Angeles Lakers), 1983
  • Most assists - 57 by Magic Johnson, Los Angeles Lakers (vs. Phoenix Suns), 1989 (14.3 apg)
  • Most steals - 17 by Lionel Hollins, Portland Trail Blazers (vs. Los Angeles Lakers), 1977 (4.25 spg)
  • Most blocks - 23 by Hakeem Olajuwon, Houston Rockets (vs. Los Angeles Lakers), 1990 (5.75 bpg)
  • Most points - 226 by Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls (vs. Cleveland Cavaliers), 1988 (45.2 ppg)
  • Most minutes played - 242 by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Los Angeles Lakers (vs. Seattle SuperSonics), 1979 (48.4 mpg)
  • Most field goals made - 86 by Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls (vs. Philadelphia 76ers), 1990
  • Most field goals attempted - 162 by Allen Iverson, Philadelphia 76ers (vs. Los Angeles Lakers), 2001
  • Most 3-point field goals made - 28 by Klay Thompson Golden State Warriors (vs. Portland Trail Blazers), 2016
  • Most 3-point field goals attempted - 56 by Klay Thompson, Golden State Warriors (vs. Portland Trail Blazers), 2016
  • Highest 3-point field goal percentage (min. 10 attempts) - 80.0% by Byron Scott, Los Angeles Lakers (vs. Golden State Warriors), 1991
  • Most free throws made - 62 by Oscar Robertson, Cincinnati Royals (vs. Philadelphia Warriors), 1964
  • Most free throws attempted - 79 by Karl Malone, Utah Jazz (vs. Los Angeles Clippers), 1992
  • Most rebounds - 160 by Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia 76ers (vs. Boston Celtics), 1967 (32.0 rpg)
  • Most offensive rebounds - 36 by Larry Smith, Golden State Warriors (vs. Los Angeles Lakers), 1987
  • Most assists - 85 by Magic Johnson, Los Angeles Lakers (vs. Portland Trail Blazers), 1985 (17.0 apg)
  • Most steals - 21 by Micheal Ray Richardson, New Jersey Nets (vs. Philadelphia 76ers), 1984; Baron Davis, Charlotte Hornets (vs. New Jersey Nets), 2002 (4.2 spg)
  • Most blocks - 31 by Dikembe Mutombo, Denver Nuggets (vs. Seattle SuperSonics), 1994 (6.2 bpg)
Tim Duncan holds the record for blocks in a 6-game series.
Tim Duncan holds the record for blocks in a 6-game series.
  • Most points - 278 by Jerry West, Los Angeles Lakers (vs. Baltimore Bullets), 1965 (46.3 ppg)
  • Most minutes played - 296 by Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia 76ers (vs. New York Knicks), 1968 (49.3 mpg)
  • Most field goals made - 101 by Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls (vs. Phoenix Suns), 1993
  • Most field goals attempted - 235 by Rick Barry, San Francisco Warriors (vs. Philadelphia 76ers), 1967
  • Most 3-point field goals made - 35 by Damian Lillard, Portland Trail Blazers (vs. Denver Nuggets), 2021[17]
  • Most 3-point field goals attempted - 67 by Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors (vs. Toronto Raptors), 2019
  • Highest 3-point field goal percentage (min. 12 attempts) - 66.7% by Danny Ainge, Phoenix Suns (vs. Chicago Bulls), 1993
  • Most free throws made - 86 by Jerry West, Los Angeles Lakers (vs. Baltimore Bullets), 1965
  • Most free throws attempted - 97 by Dwyane Wade, Miami Heat (vs. Dallas Mavericks), 2006
  • Most rebounds - 171 by Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia 76ers (vs. San Francisco Warriors), 1967 (28.5 rpg)
  • Most offensive rebounds - 46 by Moses Malone, Houston Rockets (vs. Boston Celtics), 1981
  • Most assists - 90 by Johnny Moore, San Antonio Spurs (vs. Los Angeles Lakers), 1983 (15.0 apg)
  • Most steals - 19 by Rick Barry, Golden State Warriors (vs. Seattle SuperSonics), 1975 (3.17 spg)
  • Most blocks - 32 by Tim Duncan, San Antonio Spurs (vs. New Jersey Nets), 2003 (5.33 bpg)
  • Most points - 284 by Elgin Baylor, Los Angeles Lakers (vs. Boston Celtics), 1962 (40.6 ppg)
  • Most minutes played - 345 by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Milwaukee Bucks (vs. Boston Celtics), 1974 (49.3 mpg)
  • Most field goals made - 113 by Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors (vs. St. Louis Hawks), 1964
  • Most field goals attempted - 235 by Elgin Baylor, Los Angeles Lakers (vs. Boston Celtics), 1962
  • Most 3-point field goals made - 33 by Donovan Mitchell, Utah Jazz (vs. Denver Nuggets), 2020
  • Most 3-point field goals attempted - 80 by Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors (vs. Cleveland Cavaliers), 2016
  • Highest 3-point field goal percentage (min. 12 attempts) - 61.1% by Brian Shaw, Los Angeles Lakers (vs. Portland Trail Blazers), 2000 (11/18)
  • Most free throws made - 83 by Dolph Schayes, Syracuse Nationals (vs. Boston Celtics), 1959
  • Most free throws attempted - 100 by Charles Barkley, Philadelphia 76ers (vs. Milwaukee Bucks), 1986
  • Most rebounds - 220 by Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia 76ers (vs. Boston Celtics), 1965 (31.4 rpg)
  • Most offensive rebounds - 45 by Wes Unseld, Washington Bullets (vs. San Antonio Spurs), 1979; Dikembe Mutombo, Philadelphia 76ers (vs. Milwaukee Bucks), 2001
  • Most assists - 115 by John Stockton, Utah Jazz (vs. Los Angeles Lakers), 1988 (16.4 apg)
  • Most steals - 28 by John Stockton, Utah Jazz (vs. Los Angeles Lakers), 1988 (4.0 spg)
  • Most blocks - 38 by Dikembe Mutombo, Denver Nuggets (vs. Utah Jazz), 1994 (5.43 bpg)

Playoff-Run

Records through the 2019 playoffs.

  • 759 by Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls, 1992[18]
  • 102 by Dwight Howard, Orlando Magic, 2009[19]
  • 92 by Hakeem Olajuwon, Houston Rockets, 1994[20]
  • 66 by Isiah Thomas, Detroit Pistons, 1988[21]
  • 303 by Magic Johnson, Los Angeles Lakers, 1988[22]
  • 444 by Wilt Chamberlain, Los Angeles Lakers, 1969[23]

Career

Records through the 2020 playoffs.

  • 10,811 by LeBron James
  • 47.24 by Wilt Chamberlain[25]
  • 7,491 by LeBron James
  • 33.45 by Michael Jordan (179 games)
  • 8 by Michael Jordan
  • 38 by Michael Jordan
  • 110 by LeBron James
  • 214 by LeBron James
  • 258 by LeBron James
  • Michael Jordan (179 games)
  • Michael Jordan scored 50 and 55 points in Games 1 and 2 of the 1988 Eastern Conference First Round (Chicago Bulls vs. Cleveland Cavaliers).[26]
  • 3 by Michael Jordan (May 9–13, 1990)
  • 6 by Jerry West (April 3–13, 1965)
  • 17 by Rick Barry (April 12, 1967 – April 6, 1971)
  • 60 by Michael Jordan (June 2, 1989 – May 11, 1993)
  • 179 by Michael Jordan. This streak spans every playoff game of Jordan's career.
  • 179 by Michael Jordan. This streak spans every playoff game of Jordan's career.
  • 2,671 by LeBron James
  • 5,388 by LeBron James
  • 66.23% by DeAndre Jordan (202/305)[27]
  • 2,717 by LeBron James[28]
  • 2,356 by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar[29]
  • 4,418 by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar[30]
  • 66.45% by DeAndre Jordan (202/304)[31]
  • 1,171 by Stephen Curry[33]
  • 112 by Stephen Curry (12 in 2013; 7 in 2014; 21 in 2015; 18 in 2016; 17 in 2017; 15 in 2018; 22 in 2019) (active).
  • 66.23% by DeAndre Jordan[37]
  • 1,735 by LeBron James.
  • 2,341 by LeBron James
  • 24.9 by Bill Russell
  • 21.84% Dwight Howard[39]
  • 866 by Shaquille O'Neal
  • 15.05% Moses Malone[40]
  • 2,081 by Tim Duncan[41]
  • 30.86% Dwight Howard[42]
  • 164 by Tim Duncan
  • 30 by Magic Johnson
  • 2,346 by Magic Johnson
  • 12.35 by Magic Johnson
  • 47.79% John Stockton[43]
  • 445 by LeBron James
  • 2.28 by Baron Davis (114 steals / 50 games)[44]
  • 568 by Tim Duncan[46]
  • 3.26 by Hakeem Olajuwon (472/145)
  • 866 by LeBron James.[48]
  • 797 by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar[49]
  • 28.60 by Michael Jordan

Rookie and age-related records

In 2006, the NBA introduced age requirement restrictions. Prospective high school players must wait a year before entering the NBA, making some age-related records harder to break.

  • Youngest: Andrew Bynum is the youngest player to play in a playoff game, he logged a total of 1 minute and 52 seconds and missed one shot in the game for the Los Angeles Lakers against the Phoenix Suns at the age of 18 years, 191 days on May 6, 2006.
  • Oldest: Robert Parish is the oldest player to play in a playoff game, he logged about 8 minutes, grabbed 2 rebounds and missed all three shots in the game for the Chicago Bulls against the Atlanta Hawks at the age of 43 years, 254 days on May 11, 1997.
  • Youngest: Thaddeus Young is the youngest player to start in a playoff game, he logged a total of 22 minutes and 18 seconds, scored 10 points, grabbed 3 rebounds, and 2 steals in the game for the Philadelphia 76ers against the Detroit Pistons at the age of 19 years, 304 days on April 20, 2008.
  • Oldest: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is the oldest player to start in a playoff game, he logged about 29 minutes, scored 7 points, grabbed 3 rebounds and had 3 assists in the game for the Los Angeles Lakers against the Detroit Pistons at the age of 42 years, 58 days on June 13, 1989, game 4 of the 1989 NBA Finals.
  • Youngest: Kobe Bryant is the youngest player to score in a playoff game, he had a total of 22 points in the game for the Los Angeles Lakers against the Portland Trail Blazers at the age of 18 years, 250 days on April 30, 1997.
  • Oldest: Robert Parish is the oldest player to score in a playoff game, he had a total of 2 points in the game for the Chicago Bulls against the Atlanta Hawks at the age of 43 years, 251 days on May 8, 1997.
  • Youngest: Kobe Bryant is the youngest player to hit a 3-pointer in a playoff game, he had a total of 2 3-pointers in the game for the Los Angeles Lakers against the Portland Trail Blazers at the age of 18 years, 250 days on April 30, 1997.
  • Oldest: Manu Ginóbili is the oldest player to hit a 3-pointer in a playoff game, he had a total of 1 3-pointer in the game for the San Antonio Spurs against the Golden State Warriors at the age of 40 years, 270 days on April 24, 2018.
  • Youngest: Carmelo Anthony is the youngest player to log a double-double in a playoff game, he had a total of 24 points and 10 rebounds in the game for the Denver Nuggets against the Minnesota Timberwolves at the age of 19 years, 331 days on April 24, 2004.
  • Oldest: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is the oldest player to log a double-double in a playoff game, he had a total of 24 points and 13 rebounds in the game for the Los Angeles Lakers against the Detroit Pistons at the age of 42 years, 56 days on June 11, 1989, game 3 of the 1989 NBA Finals.
  • Youngest: Magic Johnson is the youngest player to log a triple-double in a playoff game, he had a total of 13 points, 12 rebounds and 16 assists in the game for the Los Angeles Lakers against the Phoenix Suns at the age of 20 years, 238 days on April 8, 1980.
  • Oldest: John Stockton is the oldest player to log a triple-double in a playoff game, he had a total of 12 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists in the game for the Utah Jazz against the Dallas Mavericks at the age of 39 years, 33 days on April 28, 2001.
  • 1,000 Points – Kobe Bryant (22 years, 263 days) on May 13, 2001
  • 2,000 Points – Kobe Bryant (24 years, 257 days) on May 7, 2003
  • 3,000 Points – LeBron James (27 years, 156 days) on June 3, 2012
  • 4,000 Points – LeBron James (29 years, 127 days) on May 6, 2014
  • 5,000 Points – LeBron James (30 years, 168 days) on June 16, 2015
  • 6,000 Points – LeBron James (32 years, 153 days) on June 1, 2017
  • 1,000 Rebounds – Bill Russell (26 years, 50 days) on April 2, 1960
  • 2,000 Rebounds – Bill Russell (29 years, 63 days) on April 16, 1963
  • 3,000 Rebounds – Bill Russell (32 years, 67 days) on April 20, 1966
  • 4,000 Rebounds – Bill Russell (35 years, 72 days) on April 25, 1969
  • 500 Assists – Rajon Rondo (24 years, 106 days) on June 8, 2010
  • 1,000 Assists – Magic Johnson (25 years, 289 days) on May 30, 1985
  • 1,500 Assists – Magic Johnson (28 years, 259 days) on April 29, 1988
  • 2,000 Assists – Magic Johnson (30 years, 260 days) on May 1, 1990
  • 100 Steals – Magic Johnson (23 years, 253 days) on April 24, 1983
  • 200 Steals – Magic Johnson (25 years, 292 days) on June 2, 1985
  • 300 Steals – Magic Johnson (29 years, 259 days) on April 30, 1989
  • 400 Steals – LeBron James (33 years, 122 days) on May 1, 2018
  • 100 Blocks – Serge Ibaka (22 years, 254 days) on May 29, 2012
  • 200 Blocks – Serge Ibaka (26 years, 211 days) on April 16, 2016
  • 300 Blocks – Tim Duncan (30 years, 3 days) on April 28, 2006
  • 400 Blocks – Tim Duncan (32 years, 16 days) on May 11, 2008
  • 500 Blocks – Tim Duncan (37 years, 26 days) on May 21, 2013

NBA Finals records

Game

  • 62 by Kevin Johnson, Phoenix Suns (at Chicago Bulls) on June 13, 1993 (3 OT)
  • 59 by Dan Majerle, Phoenix Suns (at Chicago Bulls) on June 13, 1993 (3 OT)
  • 61 by Elgin Baylor, Los Angeles Lakers (at Boston Celtics) on April 14, 1962
  • 35 by Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls (vs. Portland Trail Blazers) on June 3, 1992
  • 25 by Isiah Thomas, Detroit Pistons (at Los Angeles Lakers) on June 19, 1988
  • 22 by Elgin Baylor, Los Angeles Lakers (at Boston Celtics) on April 14, 1962
  • 22 by Rick Barry, San Francisco Warriors (vs. Philadelphia 76ers) on April 18, 1967
  • 48 by Rick Barry, San Francisco Warriors (vs. Philadelphia 76ers) on April 18, 1967
  • 14 by Dennis Johnson, Seattle SuperSonics (vs. Washington Bullets) on June 7, 1978
  • 14 by Isiah Thomas, Detroit Pistons (at Los Angeles Lakers) on June 19, 1988
  • 14 by Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls (vs. Portland Trail Blazers) on June 3, 1992
  • 14 by Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls (vs. Phoenix Suns) on June 16, 1993
  • 25 by Elgin Baylor, Los Angeles Lakers (at Boston Celtics) on April 14, 1962
  • 11 by Isiah Thomas, Detroit Pistons (at Los Angeles Lakers) on June 19, 1988
  • 17 by Rick Barry, San Francisco Warriors (vs. Philadelphia 76ers) on April 14, 1967
  • 13 by Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls (vs. Los Angeles Lakers) on June 5, 1991
  • 9 by Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors (vs. Cleveland Cavaliers) on June 3, 2018
  • 17 by Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors (vs. Cleveland Cavaliers) on June 3, 2018
  • 7 by Ray Allen, Boston Celtics (vs. Los Angeles Lakers) on June 6, 2010
  • 10 by John Starks, New York Knicks (vs. Houston Rockets) on June 22, 1994
  • 5 by Kenny Smith, Houston Rockets (at Orlando Magic) on June 7, 1995
  • 5 by Ray Allen, Boston Celtics (vs. Los Angeles Lakers) on June 6, 2010
  • 5 by Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors (vs. Cleveland Cavaliers) on June 9, 2015
  • 5 by Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors (vs. Cleveland Cavaliers) on June 3, 2018
Dwyane Wade holds the Finals record for free throws made in a game with 21.
Dwyane Wade holds the Finals record for free throws made in a game with 21.
  • 2 by Ray Allen, Miami Heat (vs. San Antonio Spurs) on June 16, 2013[54]
  • 21 by Dwyane Wade, Miami (vs. Dallas Mavericks) on June 18, 2006 (OT)
  • 16 by Kawhi Leonard, Toronto Raptors (vs. Golden State Warriors) on June 2, 2019
  • 39 by Shaquille O'Neal, Los Angeles Lakers (vs. Indiana Pacers) on June 9, 2000 (18/39)
  • 13 by Shaquille O'Neal, Los Angeles Lakers (vs. Indiana Pacers) on June 9, 2000
  • 22 by Shaquille O'Neal, Los Angeles Lakers (vs. Indiana Pacers) on June 9, 2000
  • 10 by Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors (vs. Cleveland Cavaliers) on June 4, 2017
  • 10 by Paul Pierce, Boston Celtics (vs. Los Angeles Lakers) on June 15, 2008
  • 16 by Shaquille O'Neal, Los Angeles Lakers (vs. Indiana Pacers) on June 9, 2000
  • 16 by Shaquille O'Neal, Los Angeles Lakers (vs. New Jersey Nets) on June 5, 2002
  • 40 by Bill Russell, Boston Celtics (vs. St. Louis Hawks) on March 29, 1960
  • 40 by Bill Russell, Boston Celtics (vs. Los Angeles Lakers) on April 18, 1962 (OT)
  • 26 by Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia 76ers (vs. San Francisco Warriors) on April 16, 1967
  • 19 by Bill Russell, Boston Celtics (vs. Los Angeles Lakers) on April 18, 1962
  • 11 by Elvin Hayes, Washington Bullets (vs. Seattle SuperSonics) on May 27, 1979
  • 11 by Dennis Rodman, Chicago Bulls (vs. Seattle SuperSonics) on June 7, 1996
  • 11 by Dennis Rodman, Chicago Bulls (vs. Seattle SuperSonics) on June 16, 1996
  • 20 by Bill Walton, Portland Trail Blazers at Philadelphia 76ers, June 3, 1977
  • 20 by Bill Walton, Portland Trail Blazers vs. Philadelphia 76ers, June 5, 1977
  • 7 by Robert Horry, Houston Rockets (at Orlando Magic) on June 9, 1995
  • 9 by Dwight Howard, Orlando Magic (vs. Los Angeles Lakers) on June 11, 2009[55]
  • 21 by Magic Johnson, Los Angeles Lakers (vs. Boston Celtics) on June 3, 1984
  • 14 by Magic Johnson, Los Angeles Lakers (vs. Detroit Pistons) on June 19, 1988
  • 8 by Bob Cousy, Boston Celtics (vs. St. Louis Hawks) on April 9, 1957
  • 8 by Magic Johnson, Los Angeles Lakers (vs. Boston Celtics) on June 3, 1984
  • 8 by Robert Reid, Houston Rockets (vs. Boston Celtics) on June 5, 1986
  • 8 by Michael Cooper and Magic Johnson, Los Angeles Lakers (vs. Boston Celtics) on June 4, 1987
  • 8 by Magic Johnson, Los Angeles Lakers (at Detroit Pistons) on June 16, 1988
  • 8 by Magic Johnson, Los Angeles Lakers (vs. Detroit Pistons) on June 19, 1988
  • 8 by John Stockton, Utah Jazz (at Chicago Bulls) on June 10, 1998
  • 10 by Magic Johnson, Los Angeles Lakers (vs. Philadelphia 76ers) on May 14, 1980
  • 41 by LeBron James and Kyrie Irving, Cleveland Cavaliers (at Golden State Warriors) on June 13, 2016
  • 17 by Robert Reid, Houston Rockets (vs. Boston Celtics) on June 5, 1986
  • Stephen Curry (32 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds) and LeBron James (29 points, 14 assists and 11 rebounds), Cleveland Cavaliers at Golden State Warriors on June 4, 2017
  • 77 by LeBron James (39) and Kyrie Irving (38), Cleveland Cavaliers (vs. Golden State Warriors) on June 7, 2017
  • 93 by LeBron James (39), Kyrie Irving (38), and J.R. Smith (16), Cleveland Cavaliers (vs. Golden State Warriors) on June 7, 2017
  • Hakeem Olajuwon (34), Sam Cassell (31), Houston Rockets and Shaquille O’Neal (33), Penny Hardaway (32), Orlando Magic on June 9, 1995
  • LeBron James (39), Kyrie Irving (38), Cleveland Cavaliers and Kevin Durant (31), Klay Thompson (30), Golden State Warriors on June 7, 2017
  • Jerry West (40), Elgin Baylor (36), Los Angeles Lakers on April 8, 1962 and Elgin Baylor (39), Jerry West (36), Los Angeles Lakers on April 10, 1962
  • Kevin Durant (33), Stephen Curry (32), Golden State Warriors on June 4, 2017 and Kevin Durant (31), Klay Thompson (30), Golden State Warriors on June 7, 2017
  • LeBron James (39), Kyrie Irving (38), Cleveland Cavaliers on June 7, 2017 and Kyrie Irving (40), LeBron James (31), Cleveland Cavaliers on June 9, 2017

Series

  • 41.0 by Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls (vs. Phoenix Suns), 1993
  • LeBron James: 33.6 points, 12.0 rebounds, and 10.0 assists, Cleveland Cavaliers (vs. Golden State Warriors), 2017
  • Elgin Baylor, Los Angeles Lakers (vs. Boston Celtics), 1962 (7 games)
  • Rick Barry, San Francisco Warriors (vs. Philadelphia 76ers), 1967 (6 games)
  • Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls (vs. Phoenix Suns), 1993 (6 games)
  • Hakeem Olajuwon, Houston Rockets (vs. Orlando Magic), 1995 (4 games)
  • Shaquille O'Neal, Los Angeles Lakers (vs. Indiana Pacers), 2000 (6 games)
  • Shaquille O'Neal, Los Angeles Lakers (vs. New Jersey Nets), 2002 (4 games)
  • Kevin Durant, Golden State Warriors (vs. Cleveland Cavaliers), 2017 (5 games)
  • Most points - 145 by Shaquille O'Neal, Los Angeles Lakers (vs. New Jersey Nets), 2002 (36.3 ppg)
  • Most field goals made - 56 by Hakeem Olajuwon, Houston Rockets (vs. Orlando Magic), 1995
  • Most field goals attempted - 116 by Hakeem Olajuwon, Houston Rockets (vs. Orlando Magic), 1995
  • Most 3-point field goals made - 22 by Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors (vs. Cleveland Cavaliers), 2018
  • Most 3-point field goals attempted - 53 by Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors (vs. Cleveland Cavaliers), 2018
  • Highest 3-point field goal percentage - 66.7% by Derek Fisher, Los Angeles Lakers (vs. New Jersey Nets), 2002
  • Most rebounds - 118 by Bill Russell, Boston Celtics (vs. Minneapolis Lakers), 1959 (29.5 rpg)
  • Most offensive rebounds - 27 by Moses Malone, Philadelphia 76ers (vs. Los Angeles Lakers), 1983
  • Most assists - 51 by Bob Cousy, Boston Celtics (vs. Minneapolis Lakers), 1959 (12.8 apg)
  • Most steals - 14 by Rick Barry, Golden State Warriors (vs. Washington Bullets), 1975 (3.5 spg)
  • Most points - 178 by Allen Iverson, Philadelphia 76ers (vs. Los Angeles Lakers), 2001 (35.6 ppg)
  • Most field goals made - 66 by Allen Iverson, Philadelphia 76ers (vs. Los Angeles Lakers), 2001, and LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers (vs. Golden State Warriors), 2017
  • Most field goals attempted - 162 by Allen Iverson, Philadelphia 76ers (vs. Los Angeles Lakers), 2001
  • Most 3-point field goals made - 19 by Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors (vs. Cleveland Cavaliers), 2017
  • Most 3-point field goals attempted - 49 by Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors (vs. Cleveland Cavaliers), 2017
  • Highest 3-point field goal percentage - 68.8% by Isiah Thomas, Detroit Pistons (vs. Portland Trail Blazers), 1990
  • Highest free throw percentage - 100% by Bill Laimbeer, Detroit Pistons (vs. Portland Trail Blazers), 1990, and Vlade Divac, Los Angeles Lakers (vs. Chicago Bulls), 1991
  • Most rebounds - 144 by Bill Russell, Boston Celtics (vs. St. Louis Hawks), 1961 (28.8 rpg)
  • Most offensive rebounds - 31 by Shaquille O'Neal, Los Angeles Lakers (vs. Philadelphia 76ers), 2001
  • Most assists - 62 by Magic Johnson, Los Angeles Lakers (vs. Chicago Bulls), 1991 (12.4 apg)
  • Most steals - 14 by Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls (vs. Los Angeles Lakers), 1991 (2.8 spg)
  • Most blocks - 20 by Dwight Howard, Orlando Magic (vs. Los Angeles Lakers), 2009 (4 bpg)
  • Most points - 246 by Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls (vs. Phoenix Suns), 1993 (41.0 ppg)
  • Most field goals made - 101 by Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls (vs. Phoenix Suns), 1993
  • Most field goals attempted - 235 by Rick Barry, San Francisco Warriors (vs. Philadelphia 76ers), 1967
  • Most 3-point field goals made - 25 by Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors (vs. Cleveland Cavaliers), 2015
  • Most 3-point field goals attempted - 67 by Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors (vs. Toronto Raptors), 2019
  • Highest 3-point field goal percentage - 66.7% by Danny Ainge, Phoenix Suns (vs. Chicago Bulls), 1993
  • Highest free throw percentage - 97.8% by Reggie Miller, Indiana Pacers (vs. Los Angeles Lakers), 2000; Dirk Nowitzki, Dallas Mavericks (vs. Miami Heat), 2011[56]
  • Most rebounds - 171 by Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia 76ers (vs. San Francisco Warriors), 1967 (28.5 rpg)
  • Most offensive rebounds - 46 by Moses Malone, Houston Rockets (vs. Boston Celtics), 1981
  • Most assists - 84 by Magic Johnson, Los Angeles Lakers (vs. Boston Celtics), 1985 (14.0 apg)
  • Most steals - 16 by Julius Erving, Philadelphia 76ers (vs. Portland Trail Blazers), 1977; Magic Johnson, Los Angeles Lakers (vs. Philadelphia 76ers), 1980; Larry Bird, Boston Celtics (vs. Houston Rockets), 1986; and Dwyane Wade, Miami Heat (vs. Dallas Mavericks), 2006 (2.67 spg)
  • Most blocks - 32 by Tim Duncan, San Antonio Spurs (vs. New Jersey Nets), 2003 (5.33 bpg)
  • Most points - 284 by Elgin Baylor, Los Angeles Lakers (vs. Boston Celtics), 1962 (40.6 ppg)
  • Most field goals made - 101 by Elgin Baylor, Los Angeles Lakers (vs. Boston Celtics), 1962
  • Most field goals attempted - 235 by Elgin Baylor, Los Angeles Lakers (vs. Boston Celtics), 1962
  • Most 3-point field goals made- 32 by Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors (vs. Cleveland Cavaliers), 2016
  • Most 3-point field goals attempted - 80 by Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors (vs. Cleveland Cavaliers), 2016
  • Highest 3-point field goal percentage - 55% by Danny Green, San Antonio Spurs (vs. Miami Heat), 2013
  • Highest free throw percentage - 95.9% by Bill Sharman, Boston Celtics (vs. St. Louis Hawks), 1957 (30/31)
  • Most rebounds - 189 by Bill Russell, Boston Celtics (vs. Los Angeles Lakers), 1962 (27.0 rpg)
  • Most assists - 95 by Magic Johnson, Los Angeles Lakers (vs. Boston Celtics), 1984 (13.6 apg)
  • Most steals - 20 by Isiah Thomas, Detroit Pistons (vs. Los Angeles Lakers), 1988 (2.86 spg)
  • Most blocks - 30 by Patrick Ewing, New York Knicks (vs. Houston Rockets), 1994 (4.29 bpg)

Career

  • 1,679 by Jerry West
  • 36.3 by Rick Barry (10 games)
  • 612 by Jerry West
  • 1,333 by Jerry West (45.91%)
  • 121 by Stephen Curry
  • 314 by Stephen Curry
  • 455 by Jerry West
  • 551 by Jerry West (82.58%)
  • 93.1% by Dirk Nowitzki (94/101)
  • 10 by Jerry West
  • 31 by Jerry West
  • 49 by Jerry West
  • 4 by Michael Jordan (June 11–18, 1993)
  • 13 by Elgin Baylor (April 9, 1959 – April 21, 1963)
  • 35 by Michael Jordan (June 2, 1991 – June 14, 1998). This streak entails every Finals game of Jordan's career.
  • Michael Jordan (35 games)
  • 1,718 by Bill Russell
  • 24.6 by Wilt Chamberlain (35 games)
  • 125 by Tim Duncan
  • 454 by LeBron James
  • 584 by Magic Johnson
  • 11.7 by Magic Johnson (50 games)
  • 102 by Magic Johnson
  • 116 by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
  • 217 by LeBron James
  • 70 by Bill Russell
  • 225 by Bill Russell
  • 11 by LeBron James

Franchise

Bill Russell and Red Auerbach were key figures in the Boston Celtics' eight straight NBA titles and 10 straight NBA Finals appearances in the 1950s and 1960s.
Bill Russell and Red Auerbach were key figures in the Boston Celtics' eight straight NBA titles and 10 straight NBA Finals appearances in the 1950s and 1960s.
  • 17 by the Boston Celtics
  • 17 by the Los Angeles Lakers
  • 32 by the Los Angeles Lakers
  • 8 by the Boston Celtics (1959–66)
  • 10 by the Boston Celtics (1957–66)
  • 6–0 by the Chicago Bulls[59]
  • 3 by the Phoenix Suns (1976, 1993, 2021)
  • 29 by the Denver Nuggets
  • 29 by the Denver Nuggets
  • 29 by the Phoenix Suns
  • 10 by the Charlotte Hornets
  • 22 by the Syracuse Nationals/Philadelphia 76ers (1950–71)
  • 22 by the San Antonio Spurs (1998–2019)
  • 22 by the San Antonio Spurs (1998–2019)
  • 7 by the New Orleans Pelicans
  • 35 by the Golden State Warriors
  • 15 by the Los Angeles Clippers (1977–91)
  • 6 by the San Antonio Spurs (Joined NBA in 1976)
  • 39–7 by the Chicago Bulls at the United Center
  • 0.941 by the Golden State Warriors (16-1) in 2017
  • 9–0 by the Golden State Warriors in 2017
  • 31 points - The Los Angeles Clippers overcame a 94–63 deficit in the 3rd quarter to beat the Golden State Warriors on the road on April 15, 2019.

Playoffs

  • 25 by the Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Atlanta Hawks, Game 2, on May 4, 2016
  • 18 by the Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Atlanta Hawks, Game 2 in the first half, on May 4, 2016
  • 10 by the Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Atlanta Hawks, Game 2 in the second quarter, on May 4, 2016
  • 10 by the Milwaukee Bucks vs. Miami Heat, Game 2 in the first quarter, on May 24, 2021
  • 41 by the Cleveland Cavaliers vs Boston Celtics on May 19, 2017
  • 58 by the Minneapolis Lakers vs. St. Louis Hawks on March 19, 1956
  • 58 by the Denver Nuggets vs. New Orleans Hornets on April 27, 2009
  • 63.1% by the Los Angeles Clippers vs. Dallas Mavericks on August 25, 2020
  • 15 by the Golden State Warriors from April 16, 2017 to June 9, 2017.
  • +14.5 PPG by the Milwaukee Bucks in 1971
  • 12 each, by the Miami Heat in 2013;
  • by the San Antonio Spurs in 2014;
  • by the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2016;
  • by the Golden State Warriors in 2017.
  • 8 by the Los Angeles Lakers in 2001
  • 157 by the Boston Celtics (vs. New York Knicks) on April 28, 1990
  • 87 by the Milwaukee Bucks (vs. Denver Nuggets) on April 23, 1978
  • 51 by the Los Angeles Lakers (vs. Detroit Pistons) on March 31, 1962
  • 51 by the Philadelphia 76ers (vs. Brooklyn Nets) on April 15, 2019
  • 22 by the Los Angeles Lakers (vs. New York Knicks) on May 1, 1970
  • 100 by the Toronto Raptors (vs. Brooklyn Nets) on August 23, 2020
  • 54 by the Utah Jazz (vs. Chicago Bulls) on June 7, 1998
  • 23 by the Utah Jazz (vs. Chicago Bulls) on June 7, 1998
  • 23 by the Phoenix Suns (vs. Los Angeles Lakers) on May 16, 2000
  • 23 by the Cleveland Cavaliers (vs. Detroit Pistons) on May 21, 2006
  • 23 by the Boston Celtics (vs. New York Knicks) on April 23, 2013
  • 5 by the Portland Trail Blazers (vs. Utah Jazz) on May 18, 1999
  • 0 by the Minneapolis Lakers (vs. Fort Wayne Pistons) on March 22, 1955
  • 0 by the Boston Celtics (vs. Indiana Pacers) on April 29, 2003

NBA Finals

  • 24 by the Cleveland Cavaliers (vs. Golden State Warriors) Game 4 on June 9, 2017
  • 13 by the Cleveland Cavaliers (vs. Golden State Warriors) Game 4 on June 9, 2017 (1st Half)
  • 9 by the Golden State Warriors (vs. Cleveland Cavaliers) Game 3 on June 7, 2017 (1st)
  • 42 by the Chicago Bulls (vs. Utah Jazz) on June 7, 1998
  • +15.0 PPG by the Golden State Warriors in 2018
  • 75.8% by the San Antonio Spurs (vs. Miami Heat) Game 3 on June 10, 2014 (1st half)
  • 63% by the Orlando Magic (vs. Los Angeles Lakers) Game 3 on June 9, 2009
  • Cleveland Cavaliers, 2016 NBA Finals
  • 4 by the Detroit Pistons (vs. San Antonio Spurs) on June 16, 2005
  • 4 by the San Antonio Spurs (vs. Miami Heat) on June 6, 2013
  • 4 by the Golden State Warriors (vs. Cleveland Cavaliers) on June 1, 2017
  • -16 by the Golden State Warriors (vs. Cleveland Cavaliers) on June 1, 2017
  • 148 by the Boston Celtics (vs. Los Angeles Lakers) on May 27, 1985
  • 86 by the Cleveland Cavaliers (vs. Golden State Warriors) on June 9, 2017 (1st Half)
  • 49 by the Cleveland Cavaliers (vs. Golden State Warriors) on June 9, 2017 (1st)
  • 54 by the Utah Jazz (vs. Chicago Bulls) on June 7, 1998
  • 23 by the Utah Jazz (vs. Chicago Bulls) on June 7, 1998 (2nd Half)
  • 7 by the Dallas Mavericks (vs. Miami Heat) on June 15, 2006 (4th)

Other records

  • 11 by Bill Russell
  • 10 by Bill Russell (1957–66)
  • 8–0 by K.C. Jones, Satch Sanders, and John Havlicek
  • Clyde Lovellette — Olympics, 1952; NCAA, 1952; NBA, 1954, 1963–64
  • Bill Russell — Olympics, 1956; NCAA, 1955–56; NBA, 1957, 1959–66, 1968–69
  • K.C. Jones — Olympics, 1956; NCAA, 1955–56; NBA, 1959–66
  • Jerry Lucas — Olympics, 1960; NCAA, 1960; NBA, 1973
  • Quinn Buckner — Olympics, 1976; NCAA, 1976; NBA, 1984
  • Michael Jordan — Olympics, 1984, 1992; NCAA, 1982; NBA, 1991–93, 1996–98
  • Magic Johnson — Olympics, 1992; NCAA, 1979; NBA, 1980, 1982, 1985, 1987–88
  • Anthony Davis — Olympics, 2012; NCAA, 2012; NBA, 2020
Manu Ginóbili and Bill Bradley are the only players to win an Olympic gold medal, EuroLeague/European Champions Cup, and NBA title.
Manu Ginóbili and Bill Bradley are the only players to win an Olympic gold medal, EuroLeague/European Champions Cup, and NBA title.
  • Bill Bradley — Olympics, 1964; European Champions Cup, 1966; NBA, 1970, 1973
  • Manu Ginóbili — Olympics, 2004; Euroleague, 2001; NBA, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2014
  • 5-game format
  • The Denver Nuggets eliminated the Seattle SuperSonics 3–2 in the First Round in the 1994 NBA Playoffs.
  • The New York Knicks eliminated the Miami Heat 3–2 in the First Round in the 1999 NBA Playoffs (lockout shortened season). In addition, New York became the only 8th seed to reach the NBA Finals, but lost in 5 to the San Antonio Spurs.
  • 7-game format
  • The Golden State Warriors eliminated the Dallas Mavericks 4–2 in the First Round in the 2007 NBA Playoffs.
  • The Memphis Grizzlies eliminated the San Antonio Spurs 4–2 in the First Round in the 2011 NBA Playoffs.
  • The Philadelphia 76ers eliminated the Chicago Bulls 4–2 in the First Round in the 2012 NBA Playoffs (lockout shortened season).

Awards

  • 6 by Michael Jordan
  • 3 by Michael Jordan (twice) and Shaquille O'Neal.

* This award has only been given since the 1968–69 season.

See also

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