List of highest playoff series scoring averages in National Basketball Association history

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This is a complete listing of National Basketball Association players who have averaged the most points per game in a playoff series.

* Inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
Points per
game
Player Team Series Opponent Games Points
46.3 West, JerryJerry West* Los Angeles Lakers 1965 Western Division Finals Baltimore Bullets 6 278
45.2 Jordan, MichaelMichael Jordan* Chicago Bulls 1988 Eastern Conference First Round Cleveland Cavaliers 5 226
45.0 Jordan, MichaelMichael Jordan* (2) Chicago Bulls 1992 Eastern Conference First Round Miami Heat 3 135
43.7 Jordan, MichaelMichael Jordan* (3) Chicago Bulls 1986 Eastern Conference First Round Boston Celtics 3 131
43.0 Jordan, MichaelMichael Jordan* (4) Chicago Bulls 1990 Eastern Conference Semifinals Philadelphia 76ers 5 215
42.6 King, BernardBernard King* New York Knicks 1984 Eastern Conference First Round Detroit Pistons 5 213
41.0 Jordan, MichaelMichael Jordan* (5) Chicago Bulls 1993 NBA Finals Phoenix Suns 6 246
40.8 Barry, RickRick Barry* San Francisco Warriors 1967 NBA Finals Philadelphia 76ers 6 245
40.6 Baylor, ElginElgin Baylor* Los Angeles Lakers 1962 NBA Finals Boston Celtics 7 284
39.8 Jordan, MichaelMichael Jordan* (6) Chicago Bulls 1989 Eastern Conference First Round Cleveland Cavaliers 5 199