On August 7, 2010, Corey Fisher
scored 105 points during a semi-professional summer league game.
are the sum of the score accumulated through field goals
(two or three points) and free throws
(one point). It is a rare achievement for an individual player to score 100 points in a single game. What follows is an incomplete list of all of the verified occurrences of players scoring 100 points or more. Each individual instance of the achievement may have had different circumstances surrounding it, such as game length, opponent skill level and the league in which it occurred.
Internationally, the highest single player total between national teams is 116 points, scored by the Philippines
' Lou Salvador
in May 1923 against China
. It happened during the 1923 Far Eastern Games
. The highest single game total in worldwide organized basketball history, irrespective of gender, age or competition level, is 272 points, scored by a 13-year-old boy named Mats Wermelin of Sweden. He recorded every single point in his team's 272–0 win on February 5, 1974, during a regional boys' tournament held in Stockholm
. The highest total by a female basketball player worldwide is 136, scored by Anat Draigor
. It happened on April 5, 2006, in a 158–41 win. Draigor was 46 years old playing in an Israel Division III League playoff game, which also makes her the oldest player in history to score 100 points. Only one player, other than the United States' Bevo Francis and Jack Taylor, has recorded multiple 100-point games in organized competition. Croatia
's Marin Ferenčević scored 101 and 178 points in April and May 2006, respectively, during Under-14 Croatian League matches. Read more...