NBA's all-time leaders for most career 50-point games

When it comes to scoring records, there are very few that don't have the great Wilt Chamberlain right at the top.

Regarding 50-point games, Chamberlain sits at the top of the leaderboard with 118. A far second is Michael Jordan, who has an NBA record 10 scoring titles to his name, with 31 50-point games.

Behind Jordan comes the another pure scorer who many dubbed as "the next Jordan" in Kobe Bryant.

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The late Bryant ranks third with his 25 50-point games and holds a slim lead over James Harden, who is the highest-ranked active player with 23 to his name.

Top 10 players with most 50-point games in NBA history
Player 50-point games
1. Wilt Chamberlain 118
2. Michael Jordan 31
3. Kobe Bryant 25
4. James Harden 23
5. Elgin Baylor 17
6. Rick Barry 14
7. Damian Lillard 12
LeBron James 12
9. Allen Iverson 11
10. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 10

Harden is one of three active players to rank in the top 10 with LeBron James and Damian Lillard tied for seventh with their 12 50-point games.

Two-time league MVP Stephen Curry is the next-ranked active player with nine 50-point games, ranking right outside the top 10 at 11th.

Another active player who could break into the top 10 is Kevin Durant, whose six career 50-point games ranks him tied at 14th.

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