NBA regular season records

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This article lists all-time records achieved in the NBA regular season in major statistical categories recognized by the league, including those set by teams and individuals in a game, season, and career. The NBA also recognizes records from its original incarnation, the Basketball Association of America. For records pertaining to the NBA All-Star Game and post-season, see the NBA All-Star Game records and NBA post-season records.

Regular season records

Game

Wilt Chamberlain holds 71 NBA records, 62 by himself.
  • 59 by Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors (vs. New York Knicks) on March 2, 1962
  • 36 by Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors (vs. New York Knicks) on March 2, 1962
  • 63 by Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors (vs. New York Knicks) on March 2, 1962
  • 22 by Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors (vs. New York Knicks) on March 2, 1962
  • 37 by Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors (vs. New York Knicks) on March 2, 1962
  • 21 by Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors (vs. New York Knicks) on March 2, 1962
Kobe Bryant and Donyell Marshall hold the record for most 3's in a game with 12.
  • 22 by J. R. Smith, New York Knicks (at Miami Heat) on April 6, 2014 (10/22)
  • 10 by Ty Lawson, Denver Nuggets (vs. Minnesota Timberwolves) on April 9, 2011 (10/11)[3]
  • 28 by Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors (vs. New York Knicks) on March 2, 1962 (28/32)
  • 28 by Adrian Dantley, Utah Jazz (vs. Houston Rockets) on January 4, 1984 (28/29)
  • 11 by Shaquille O'Neal, Los Angeles Lakers (vs. Seattle SuperSonics) on December 8, 2000
  • 39 by Dwight Howard, Orlando Magic (vs. Golden State Warriors) on January 12, 2012 (21/39)[4]
  • 39 by Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers (at Orlando Magic) on March 12, 2013 (25/39)[5]
  • 23 by Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls (vs. Miami Heat) on December 30, 1992
  • 16 by Vince Carter, New Jersey Nets (at Miami Heat) on December 23, 2005
  • 20 by Ben Wallace, Detroit Pistons (at Los Angeles Clippers) on December 11, 2005
  • 55 by Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors (vs. Boston Celtics) on November 24, 1960
  • 32 by Bill Russell, Boston Celtics (vs. Philadelphia Warriors) on November 16, 1957
  • 18 by Nate Thurmond, San Francisco Warriors (at Baltimore Bullets) on February 28, 1965
  • 30 by Scott Skiles, Orlando Magic (vs. Denver Nuggets) on December 30, 1990
  • 19 by Bob Cousy, Boston Celtics (vs. Minneapolis Lakers) on February 27, 1959
  • 11 by Larry Kenon, San Antonio Spurs (at Kansas City Kings) on December 26, 1976
  • 11 by Kendall Gill, New Jersey Nets (vs. Miami Heat) on April 3, 1999
  • 8 by Fat Lever, Denver Nuggets (vs. Indiana Pacers) on March 9, 1985
  • 17 by Elmore Smith, Los Angeles Lakers (vs. Portland Trail Blazers) on October 28, 1973
  • 11 by Elmore Smith, Los Angeles Lakers (vs. Portland Trail Blazers) on October 28, 1973
  • 11 by George T. Johnson, San Antonio Spurs (vs. Golden State Warriors) on February 24, 1981
  • 11 by Manute Bol, Washington Bullets (vs. Milwaukee Bucks) on December 12, 1985
  • 8 by Manute Bol, Washington Bullets (vs. Milwaukee Bucks) on December 12, 1985
  • 8 by Manute Bol, Washington Bullets (vs. Indiana Pacers) on February 26, 1987
  • 8 by Dikembe Mutombo, Philadelphia 76ers (at Chicago Bulls) on December 1, 2001
  • 8 by Erick Dampier, Golden State Warriors (vs. Los Angeles Clippers) on April 17, 2002
  • 3 minutes by Bubba Wells, Dallas Mavericks (vs. Chicago Bulls) on December 29, 1997

Season

  • 88 by Walt Bellamy, 1968–69
  • 48.53 by Wilt Chamberlain, 1961–62
  • 3,882 by Wilt Chamberlain, 1961–62
  • 50.4 by Wilt Chamberlain, 1961–62
  • 4,029 by Wilt Chamberlain, 1961–62
  • 45 by Wilt Chamberlain, 1961–62
  • 63 by Wilt Chamberlain, 1961–62
  • 1,597 by Wilt Chamberlain, 1961–62
  • 3,159 by Wilt Chamberlain, 1961–62
  • 72.7% by Wilt Chamberlain, 1972–73
  • 840 by Jerry West, 1965–66
  • 1,363 by Wilt Chamberlain, 1961–62
  • 98.1% by José Calderón, 2008–09[7]
  • 272 by Stephen Curry, 2012–13
  • 678 by George McCloud, 1995–96
  • 53.6% by Kyle Korver, 2009–10
  • 27.2 by Wilt Chamberlain, 1960–61
  • 2,149 by Wilt Chamberlain, 1960–61
  • 13.7 by Elvin Hayes, 1973–74
  • 1,111 by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, 1975–76
  • 7.2 by Moses Malone, 1978–79
  • 587 by Moses Malone, 1978–79
  • 14.5 by John Stockton, 1989–90
  • 1164 by John Stockton, 1990–91
  • 3.67 by Alvin Robertson, 1985–86
  • 301 by Alvin Robertson, 1985–86
  • 5.6 by Mark Eaton, 1984–85
  • 456 by Mark Eaton, 1984–85
  • Oscar Robertson averaged 30.8 points, 12.5 rebounds, and 11.4 assists per game during the 1961–62 season.
  • 41 by Oscar Robertson, 1961–62
  • 41 by Rasheed Wallace, 2000–01. He also had 7 ejections.
  • 26 by Don Meineke, 1952–53
  • 6 by Don Boven, 1951–52[8]

Career

  • 1,611 by Robert Parish
  • 1,192 by A.C. Green
  • 45.8 by Wilt Chamberlain
  • 57,446 by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
  • 30.12 by Michael Jordan
  • 38,387 by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
  • 11 by Michael Jordan
  • 10 by Michael Jordan
  • 32 by Wilt Chamberlain
  • 118 by Wilt Chamberlain
  • 271 by Wilt Chamberlain
  • 562 by Michael Jordan
  • 1,134 by Karl Malone
  • 1,509 by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
  • 7 by Wilt Chamberlain from December 16–29, 1961
  • 14 by Wilt Chamberlain from December 8–30, 1961 and January 11 – February 1, 1962[9]
  • 65 by Wilt Chamberlain from November 4, 1961 – February 22, 1962
  • 126 by Wilt Chamberlain from October 19, 1961 – January 19, 1963
  • 866 by Michael Jordan from March 25, 1986 – December 26, 2001
  • 15,837 by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
  • 28,307 by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
  • 10 by Michael Jordan
  • 7 by Wilt Chamberlain (1960–66) and Michael Jordan (1987–93)
  • 9 by Michael Jordan
  • 7 by Wilt Chamberlain (1960–66)
  • 59.9% by Artis Gilmore
  • 10 by Shaquille O'Neal
  • 35 by Wilt Chamberlain from February 17–28, 1967
  • 8 by Karl Malone
  • 97 by Micheal Williams from March 24 – November 9, 1993
  • 9,787 by Karl Malone
  • 13,188 by Karl Malone
  • 9 by Wilt Chamberlain
  • 90.42% by Steve Nash (3,038/3,360)
  • 7 by Bill Sharman
  • 2,857 by Ray Allen
  • 7,120 by Ray Allen
  • 45.4% by Steve Kerr[10]
  • 127 by Kyle Korver from November 4, 2012 – March 2, 2014 (73 in 2012–13; 54 in 2013–14)[11]
  • 13 by Brent Price from January 15–19, 1996 and Terry Mills from December 4–7, 1996
  • 23,924 by Wilt Chamberlain
  • 22.9 by Wilt Chamberlain
  • 11 by Wilt Chamberlain
Dennis Rodman holds many rebounding records, including the most consecutive seasons leading the league in rebounding with 7.
  • 7 by Dennis Rodman
  • 6,731 by Moses Malone
  • 5.1 by Moses Malone
  • 8 by Moses Malone
  • 6 by Moses Malone
  • 11,406 by Karl Malone
  • 9.8 by Dave Cowens
  • 15,806 by John Stockton
  • 9 by John Stockton
  • 11.2 by Magic Johnson
  • 3,265 by John Stockton
  • 2.71 by Alvin Robertson
  • 108 by Chris Paul[12]
  • 3,830 by Hakeem Olajuwon
  • 3.5 by Mark Eaton
  • 4 by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Mark Eaton, and Marcus Camby
  • 3 by Dikembe Mutombo and Marcus Camby
  • 181 by Oscar Robertson
  • 9 by Wilt Chamberlain from March 8–20, 1968
  • 4,657 by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
  • 127 by Vern Mikkelsen
  • 304 by Rasheed Wallace[13]

Rookie/Age-related records

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

  • 37.6 by Wilt Chamberlain, 1959–60
  • 27.0 by Wilt Chamberlain, 1959–60
  • 10.6 by Mark Jackson, 1987–88
  • 2.57 by Dudley Bradley, 1979–80
  • 4.96 by Manute Bol, 1985–86
  • 58 by Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors (vs. Detroit Pistons) on January 25, 1960
  • 45 by Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors (vs. Syracuse Nationals) on February 6, 1960
  • 25 by Ernie DiGregorio, Buffalo Braves (at Portland Trail Blazers) on January 1, 1974
  • 25 by Nate McMillan, Seattle SuperSonics (vs. Los Angeles Clippers) on February 23, 1987
  • 10 by Ron Harper, Cleveland Cavaliers (vs. Philadelphia 76ers) on March 10, 1987
  • 15 by Manute Bol, Washington Bullets (vs. Atlanta Hawks) on January 25, 1986
  • 33 by Rudy Fernández, from December 7, 2008 – February 22, 2009.
LeBron James is the youngest player to record a triple-double and every point milestone from 1,000 to 21,000.
  • LeBron James is the youngest, doing so on January 19, 2005 for the Cleveland Cavaliers vs. the Portland Trail Blazers at the age of 20 years, 20 days. He had 27 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists.
  • Karl Malone is the oldest, doing so on November 28, 2003 for the Los Angeles Lakers vs. the San Antonio Spurs at the age of 40 years, 127 days. He had 10 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists.
  • Youngest: Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City Thunder (21 years, 197 days on April 14, 2010)[14][15]
  • Oldest: Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls (35 years, 61 days on April 19, 1998)
  • Youngest: Dwight Howard, Orlando Magic (22 years, 130 days on April 16, 2008)[16]
  • Oldest: Dennis Rodman, Chicago Bulls (36 years, 341 days on April 19, 1998)
  • 5 by Allen Iverson in 1997
  • Wilt Chamberlain
  • Brandon Jennings scored 55 points for the Milwaukee Bucks against the Golden State Warriors at the age of 20 years, 52 days on November 14, 2009. It was only his 7th game, the NBA record for the quickest to have 50 points in a game. He did not score in the 1st quarter.[17]
  • Michael Jordan is the oldest player to score 50+ points in a game, scoring 51 points for the Washington Wizards vs. the New Orleans Hornets at the age of 38 years, 315 days.
  • Michael Jordan is the oldest player and only 40-year-old player to score 40+ points in a game, doing so with 43 points for the Washington Wizards vs. the New Jersey Nets at the age of 40 years, 4 days.[18]
  • 1,000 Points – LeBron James (19 years, 41 days) on February 9, 2004
  • 5,000 Points – LeBron James (21 years, 22 days) on January 21, 2006
  • 10,000 Points – LeBron James (23 years, 59 days) on February 27, 2008
  • 15,000 Points – LeBron James (25 years, 72 days) on March 19, 2010
  • 20,000 Points – LeBron James (28 years, 17 days) on January 16, 2013
  • 25,000 Points – Kobe Bryant (31 years, 151 days) on January 21, 2010
  • 30,000 Points – Kobe Bryant (34 years, 104 days) on December 5, 2012
  • 1,000 Rebounds – Dwight Howard (19 years, 356 days) on November 29, 2005
  • 5,000 Rebounds – Dwight Howard (23 years, 112 days) on March 30, 2009[19]
  • 9,000 Rebounds - Dwight Howard (27 years, 130 days old) on April 17, 2013[20][21]
  • 358 by Wilt Chamberlain
  • 499 by Wilt Chamberlain
  • 691 by Wilt Chamberlain
  • 941 by Wilt Chamberlain
  • LeBron James (21 years, 138 days)
  • Andrew Bynum (18 years, 6 days)
  • Kobe Bryant (18 years, 158 days)
  • Nat Hickey (45 years, 363 days)
  • Robert Parish (43 years, 118 days)

Team records

Game

Other than the longest game, all records in this section are since the 1954–55 season (the first season with a shot clock).

  • The longest NBA game occurred on January 6, 1951 between the Olympians and Royals. Indianapolis beat Rochester 75–73 after 6 overtimes.[22]
  • 186 by the Detroit Pistons vs. the Denver Nuggets on December 13, 1983 (3 OT)[23]
  • 173 by the Boston Celtics vs. the Minneapolis Lakers on February 27, 1959[24]
  • 173 by the Phoenix Suns vs. the Denver Nuggets on November 10, 1990
  • 107 by the Phoenix Suns vs. the Denver Nuggets on November 10, 1990
  • 107 by the Phoenix Suns vs. the Denver Nuggets on November 10, 1990
  • 97 by the Atlanta Hawks at the San Diego Rockets on February 11, 1970
  • 25 by the New Jersey Nets at Los Angeles Clippers on November 30, 1996
  • 370 – Detroit Pistons (186) at the Denver Nuggets (184) in 3 overtimes on December 13, 1983
  • 174 – Phoenix Suns (107) vs. the Denver Nuggets (67) on November 10, 1990
  • 174 – Phoenix Suns (107) vs. the Denver Nuggets (67) on November 10, 1990
  • 172 – San Antonio Spurs (91) at the Denver Nuggets (81) on January 11, 1984
  • 99 – San Antonio Spurs (53) at Denver Nuggets (46) on January 11, 1984
  • 46 – Dallas Mavericks (23) at Houston Rockets (23) on April 11, 1995 (1st OT)
  • 49 by the Chicago Bulls vs. the Miami Heat on April 10, 1999[25]
  • 16 by the New Orleans Hornets at the Los Angeles Clippers on March 1, 2006
  • 19 by the Los Angeles Clippers vs. the Los Angeles Lakers on December 14, 1999
  • 2 by the Dallas Mavericks at the Los Angeles Lakers on April 6, 1997
  • 2 by the Golden State Warriors vs. the Toronto Raptors on February 8, 2004
  • 0 by the Houston Rockets vs. the Portland Trail Blazers on January 22, 1983
  • 0 by the Los Angeles Lakers vs. the Detroit Pistons on December 1, 1989
  • 0 by the Seattle SuperSonics at the Philadelphia 76ers on February 16, 1990
  • 0 by the Indiana Pacers at the Portland Trail Blazers on March 10, 1996 (2nd OT)
  • 0 by the Denver Nuggets vs. the Charlotte Hornets on January 13, 1997
  • 0 by the Washington Bullets at the Atlanta Hawks on November 18, 1997
  • 0 by the Los Angeles Clippers vs. the Chicago Bulls on November 21, 1997 (2nd OT)
  • 0 by the Vancouver Grizzlies vs. the Indiana Pacers on December 1, 2000
  • 0 by the Sacramento Kings vs. the Cleveland Cavaliers on December 23, 2009
  • 0 by the Atlanta Hawks vs. the Miami Heat on January 5, 2012 (3rd OT)
  • 119 – The Milwaukee Hawks (57) vs. the Boston Celtics (62) on February 27, 1955
  • 55 – The Houston Rockets (25) vs. the San Antonio Spurs (30) on December 11, 2003
  • 55 – The New Jersey Nets (25) at the Portland Trail Blazers (30) on November 28, 2004
  • 51 – The Boston Celtics (25) vs. the Milwaukee Hawks (26) on February 27, 1955
  • 51 – The Charlotte Hornets (19) at the New York Knicks (32) on November 11, 2000
  • 18 – The Fort Wayne Pistons (9) at the Syracuse Nationals (9) on November 29, 1956
  • 18 – The Boston Celtics (9) vs. the Toronto Raptors (9) on January 12, 2001
  • 18 – The Detroit Pistons (6) vs. the Utah Jazz (12) on March 13, 2005
  • 2 – The Denver Nuggets (0) vs. the Charlotte Hornets (2) on January 13, 1997
  • 16 by the Orlando Magic vs. the Boston Celtics on January 23, 2012[27]
  • 23 by the Orlando Magic vs. the Sacramento Kings on January 13, 2009[28]
  • 23 by the Houston Rockets vs. the Golden State Warriors on February 5, 2013[29]
  • 29 by the New York Knicks at the Chicago Bulls on December 17, 2009
  • 22 by the Denver Nuggets vs. Portland Trail Blazers, December 21, 2012[30]
  • 68 – The Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Miami Heat 148–80 on December 17, 1991
  • The Indiana Pacers defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 124–59 on February 27, 1998[31]
  • 17 – The Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Houston Rockets on January 22, 1983 (113–96 game, 17–0 OT)
  • 109 by the Boston Celtics vs. the Detroit Pistons on December 24, 1960[32]
  • 17 by the Brooklyn Nets vs. the Oklahoma City Thunder on January 31, 2014[33]
  • 27 by the Seattle SuperSonics vs. the Toronto Raptors on January 15, 1997
  • 17 by the Golden State Warriors vs. the San Antonio Spurs on February 15, 1989
  • 12 by the Golden State Warriors vs. the Indiana Pacers on January 16, 2008[34]
  • 40 – The Golden State Warriors (24) vs. the Los Angeles Lakers (16) on January 21, 1974
  • 40 – The Philadelphia 76ers (24) vs. the Detroit Pistons (16) on November 11, 1978
  • 40 – The Golden State Warriors (25) vs. the San Antonio Spurs (15) on February 15, 1989
  • 2 – The Detroit Pistons (1) at the New York Knicks (1) on October 9, 1973
  • 2 – The San Antonio Spurs (1) at the Charlotte Hornets (1) on February 6, 1996
  • 24 by the Toronto Raptors vs. the Golden State Warriors on November 7, 2001
  • 16 by the Toronto Raptors vs. the Atlanta Hawks on March 23, 2001
  • 45 by the San Francisco Warriors vs. the Boston Celtics on March 9, 1971
  • 2 by the Milwaukee Bucks vs. the Indiana Pacers on April 1, 2006[35]
  • 2 by the Cleveland Cavaliers vs. the Portland Trail Blazers on March 19, 2009 (OT)[36]
  • 2 by the Oklahoma City Thunder vs. the Los Angeles Lakers on March 6, 2013[37]
  • 52 by the Utah Jazz at the Phoenix Suns on April 9, 1990 (OT)
  • 8 by the Syracuse Nationals vs the Baltimore Bullets on November 15, 1952 (OT)
  • 56 by the Phoenix Suns at the Golden State Warriors on March 15, 2009[38]
  • 36 points (:20 left in 2nd) – The Utah Jazz overcame a 36-point deficit[39] to defeat the Denver Nuggets at home on November 27, 1996.[40] Utah trailed 34–70 with 20 seconds remaining in the 1st half, but outscored Denver 73–33 during the rest of the game to win 107–103. This is the largest overall deficit overcome in NBA history.[41]
  • 35 points (8:50 left in 3rd) – The Sacramento Kings were down 79–44 to the Chicago Bulls on December 21, 2009, but the Kings, led by Tyreke Evans's 23 points, charged back, winning the game 102–98.
  • 29 points (8:43 left in 4th) – The Milwaukee Bucks overcame a 29-point deficit to defeat the Atlanta Hawks on the road on November 25, 1977. This is the largest 4th quarter deficit overcome in NBA history. Atlanta led 111–82 when Milwaukee went on a 35–4 run to win 117–115.
  • The Baltimore Bullets vs. the Los Angeles Lakers on November 14, 1964 (Gus Johnson 41, Walt Bellamy 40)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers at the San Francisco Warriors on February 11, 1970 (Elgin Baylor 43, Jerry West 43)
  • The New Orleans Jazz vs. the Denver Nuggets on April 10, 1977 (Pete Maravich 45, Nate Williams 41)
  • The Phoenix Suns at the Boston Celtics on January 5, 1978 (Paul Westphal 43, Walter Davis 40)
  • The San Antonio Spurs vs. the Milwaukee Bucks on March 6, 1982 (3 OT) (George Gervin 50, Mike Mitchell 45)
  • The Detroit Pistons at the Denver Nuggets on December 13, 1983 (3 OT) (Isiah Thomas 47, John Long 41)
  • The Denver Nuggets vs. the Detroit Pistons on December 13, 1983 (3 OT) (Kiki Vandeweghe 51, Alex English 47)
  • The Utah Jazz vs. the Detroit Pistons on March 19, 1984 (Adrian Dantley 43, John Drew 42)
  • The Chicago Bulls at the Indiana Pacers on February 18, 1996 (Michael Jordan 44, Scottie Pippen 40)
  • The Oklahoma City Thunder vs. the Denver Nuggets on February 19, 2012 (OT) (Kevin Durant 51, Russell Westbrook 40)
  • The Oklahoma City Thunder vs. the Minnesota Timberwolves on March 23, 2012 (2 OT) (Russell Westbrook 45, Kevin Durant 40)

Season

  • 72-10 by the Chicago Bulls in the 1995–96 season
  • 7-59 (0.106) by the Charlotte Bobcats in the 2011–12 season
  • 73 by the Philadelphia 76ers in the 1972–73 season
  • 6 by the Providence Steamrollers in the 1947–48 season
  • 40-1 by the Boston Celtics in the 1985–86 season
  • 1 by the Washington Capitols in the 1946–47 season
  • 1 by the Minneapolis Lakers, Syracuse Nationals, and Rochester Royals in the 1949–50 season
  • 1 by the Boston Celtics in the 1985–86 season
  • 4-29 (0.121) by the Charlotte Bobcats in the 2011–12 season
  • 3 by the Providence Steamrollers in the 1947–48 season
  • 35 by the Dallas Mavericks in the 1993–94 season
  • 31-7 (0.816) by the Los Angeles Lakers in the 1971–72 season [42]
  • 33 by the Chicago Bulls in the 1995–96 season
  • 0-20 (0.000) by the Baltimore Bullets in the 1953–54 season
  • 40 by the Sacramento Kings in the 1990–91 season
  • 33 by the Los Angeles Lakers from November 5, 1971 – January 7, 1972
  • 44 by the Chicago Bulls at the United Center over 2 regular seasons from March 30, 1995 – April 4, 1996
  • 16 by the Los Angeles Lakers from November 6, 1971 – January 7, 1972
  • 26 by the Cleveland Cavaliers from December 20, 2010 – February 11, 2011
  • 26 by the Philadelphia 76ers from January 31, 2014 – March 27, 2014
  • 38-3 by the Los Angeles Lakers in the 1971–72 season (went to 39–3)
  • 38-3 by the Chicago Bulls in the 1995–96 season (went to 41–3)
  • 38-3 by the Miami Heat in the 2012–13 season
  • 2-39 by the Dallas Mavericks in the 1993–94 season
  • 4-37 by the San Diego Rockets in the 1967–68 season
  • 0: 15–0 by the Washington Capitols in the 1948–49 season (November 3 – December 4, 1948)
  • 0: 15–0 by the Houston Rockets in the 1993–94 season (November 5 – December 2, 1993)
  • 1: 23–1 by the New York Knicks in the 1969–70 season
  • 2: 27–2 by the Boston Celtics in the 2008–09 season
  • 3: 41–3 by the Chicago Bulls in the 1995–96 season
  • 4: 46–4 by the Philadelphia 76ers in the 1966–67 season
  • 5: 48–5 by the Chicago Bulls in the 1995–96 season
  • 6: 54–6 by the Chicago Bulls in the 1995–96 season
  • 7: 60–7 by the Chicago Bulls in the 1995–96 season
  • 8: 66–8 by the Chicago Bulls in the 1995–96 season
  • 9: 70–9 by the Chicago Bulls in the 1995–96 season
  • 10: 72–10 by the Chicago Bulls in the 1995–96 season
  • 0: 0–18 by the New Jersey Nets in the 2009–10 season (October 28 – December 2, 2009)
  • 1: 1–27 by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 1970–71 season
  • 2: 2–39 by the Dallas Mavericks in the 1993–94 season
  • 3: 3–40 by the Denver Nuggets in the 1997–98 season
  • 4: 4–58 by the Philadelphia 76ers in the 1972–73 season
  • 5: 5–58 by the Philadelphia 76ers in the 1972–73 season
  • 6: 6–58 by the Denver Nuggets in the 1997–98 season
  • 7: 7–64 by the Dallas Mavericks in the 1992–93 season
  • 8: 8–68 by the Dallas Mavericks in the 1992–93 season
  • 9: 9–73 by the Philadelphia 76ers in the 1972–73 season
  • 12.3 by the Los Angeles Lakers in the 1971–72 season
  • -15.2 by the Dallas Mavericks in the 1992-93 season [43]
  • 17.5 by the Milwaukee Bucks in the 1970–71 season
  • 126.5 by the Denver Nuggets in the 1981–82 season
  • 81.9 by the Chicago Bulls in the 1998–99 season
  • 136 by the Denver Nuggets from January 21, 1981 – December 8, 1982
  • 35 by the Miami Heat from October 31, 2001 – January 14, 2002
  • 12.9 by the Phoenix Suns in the 1977–78 season
  • 5.55 by the Portland Trail Blazers in the 2007–08 season
  • 2.49 by the New York Knicks in the 2008–09 season
  • 12-0 by the Washington Capitols in November 1948
  • 15-0 by the Boston Celtics in December 1959
  • 14-0 by the Los Angeles Lakers in November 1971
  • 16-0 by the Los Angeles Lakers in December 1971
  • 12-0 by the Los Angeles Lakers in November 1972
  • 13-0 by the Milwaukee Bucks in March 1973
  • 14-0 by the Phoenix Suns in December 1992
  • 14-0 by the Houston Rockets in November 1993
  • 14-0 by the New York Knicks in March 1994
  • 14-0 by the Chicago Bulls in January 1996
  • 16-0 by the San Antonio Spurs in March 1996
  • 13-0 by the Houston Rockets in February 2008
  • 16-0 by the Los Angeles Clippers in December 2012
  • 16-0 by the San Antonio Spurs in March 2014
  • 49-33 (.598) by the Phoenix Suns in the 1971–72 season (8-team playoff of 17-team league)
  • 16-54 (.229) by the Baltimore Bullets in the 1952–53 season
  • The Celtics improved from 24 wins in the 2006–07 season to 66 in the 2007–08 season.[44]

Franchise

  • 62% by the Los Angeles Lakers (3,170–1,953)
  • 35% by the Charlotte Bobcats (250–472)
  • 307-210 by the Chicago Bulls
  • 2 Seasons: 141–23 by the Chicago Bulls (1995-96-1996-97)
  • 3 Seasons: 203–43 by the Chicago Bulls (1995-96-1997-98)
  • 4 Seasons: 251–77 by the Boston Celtics (1983-84-1986-87) and Los Angeles Lakers (1984-85-1987-88)
  • 5 Seasons: 311–99 by the Boston Celtics (1981-82-1985-86)
  • 10 Seasons: 570–209 by the Boston Celtics (1957-58-1966-67)
  • 2 Seasons: 79–3 by the Boston Celtics (1985-86-1986-87)
  • 3 Seasons: 115–8 by the Boston Celtics (1984-85-1986-87) and Chicago Bulls (1995-96-1997-98)
  • 2 Seasons: 63–19 by the Chicago Bulls (1995-96-1996-97)
  • 3 Seasons: 88–35 by the Chicago Bulls (1995-96-1997-98)
  • 1,108 games: Dallas Mavericks (February 27, 1999 – December 14, 2012)[45]
  • 15 seasons: by the San Antonio Spurs (1999-00–present)

Other records

  • 26 by Carmelo Anthony, Denver Nuggets (vs. Minnesota Timberwolves), December 10, 2008
  • Regular season or Playoffs: 62,046 on March 27, 1998, Chicago Bulls at the Atlanta Hawks in the Georgia Dome. This was one of the last regular season games Michael Jordan played before his 2nd retirement.
  • Wilt Chamberlain had 22 points, 25 rebounds, and 21 assists on February 4, 1968
  • Nate Thurmond, October 18, 1974, Chicago Bulls vs. Atlanta Hawks; 22 points, 14 rebounds, 13 assists, 12 blocks.
  • Alvin Robertson, February 18, 1986, San Antonio Spurs vs. Phoenix Suns; 20 points, 11 rebounds, 10 assists, 10 steals.
  • Hakeem Olajuwon, March 29, 1990, Houston Rockets vs. Milwaukee Bucks; 18 points, 16 rebounds, 10 assists, 11 blocks.
  • David Robinson, February 17, 1994, San Antonio Spurs vs. Detroit Pistons; 34 points, 10 rebounds, 10 assists, 10 blocks.
  • Wilt Chamberlain (40+ for both points and rebounds, achieved eight times)
  • Wilt Chamberlain
  • 2 by Wilt Chamberlain
  • 2 by Wilt Chamberlain
  • 8 by Michael Jordan
  • 7 by Wilt Chamberlain and Michael Jordan
  • Wilt Chamberlain (7 times)
  • 7 by Wilt Chamberlain
  • 7 by Wilt Chamberlain
  • 13 by Shaquille O'Neal
  • 10 by Bill Russell and Wilt Chamberlain
  • 10 by Bill Russell and Wilt Chamberlain
  • Nate Archibald (Kansas City–Omaha Kings, 1972–73)
  • 893 by Michael Jordan
  • 131 by Michael Jordan in the 1987–88 season
  • Michael Jordan (Chicago Bulls, 1986–87, 1987–88)
  • Hakeem Olajuwon (Houston Rockets, 1988–89)
  • Scottie Pippen (Chicago Bulls, 1989–90)
  • Don "Slick" Watts (Seattle SuperSonics, 1975–76)
  • Don Buse (Indiana Pacers, 1976–77)
  • Micheal Ray Richardson (New York Knicks, 1979–80)
  • John Stockton (Utah Jazz, 1988–89, 1991–92)
  • Chris Paul (New Orleans Hornets, 2007–08, 2008–09; Los Angeles Clippers, 2013–14)
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Los Angeles Lakers, 1975–76)
  • Bill Walton (Portland Trail Blazers, 1976–77)
  • Hakeem Olajuwon (Houston Rockets, 1989–90)
  • Ben Wallace (Detroit Pistons, 2001–02)
  • Dwight Howard (Orlando Magic, 2008–09, 2009–10)[46][47]

Awards

  • 6 by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
  • 11 by Karl Malone
  • 15 by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
  • 9 by Michael Jordan, Gary Payton, Kobe Bryant, and Kevin Garnett
  • 13 by Tim Duncan
  • 4 by Dikembe Mutombo and Ben Wallace

* This award has only been given since the 1968–69 season.
** This award has only been given since the 1982–83 season.

See also

Footnotes

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  23. ^ This Date in History – December, NBA.com.
  24. ^ This Date in History – February, NBA.com.
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  31. ^ Pacers double hapless Blazers, 124–59, to land in record book
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  40. ^ Jazz Zips Back In Record Style, New York Times.
  41. ^ Greatest NBA Comebacks.
  42. ^ NBA.com: Regular Season records: Miscellaneous
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