Toughest NBA Records to Break

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Most points in a game:
Wilt Chamberlain's 100

The closest anyone has ever come to tearing down this record, which Chamberlain set on March 2, 1962 in the Philadelphia Warriors' 169-147 win over the New York Knicks, was Kobe Bryant (81) on Jan. 22, 2006.


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