What are LeBron James’ Highest Scoring Playoff Games?

LeBron James in the NBA playoffs — what have been his highest point totals? We’ve put together a list of those games below.

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LeBron James’ Highest Scoring Playoff Games

51 points vs. the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the 2018 NBA Finals

  • Team: Cleveland Cavaliers
  • Date: May 31, 2018
  • Result: 124-114 Cavaliers loss
  • LeBron James’ Other Stats: 8 rebounds, 8 assists, 1 steal, 1 block

49 points vs. the Orlando Magic in Game 1 of the 2009 Conference Finals

  • Team: Cleveland Cavaliers
  • Date: May 20, 2009
  • Result: 107-106 Cavaliers loss
  • James’ Other Stats: 6 rebounds, 8 assists, 2 steals, 3 blocks

49 points vs. the Brooklyn Nets in Game 4 of the 2014 Conference Semifinals

  • Team: Miami Heat
  • Date: May 12, 2014
  • Result: 102-96 Heat win
  • James’ Other Stats: 6 rebounds, 2 assists, 3 steals, 0 blocks

48 points vs. the Detroit Pistons in Game 5 of the 2007 Conference Finals

  • Team: Cleveland Cavaliers
  • Date: May 31, 2007
  • Result: 109-107 Cavaliers win
  • James’ Other Stats: 9 rebounds, 7 assists, 2 steals, 0 blocks

47 points vs. the Atlanta Hawks in Game 3 of the 2009 Conference Semifinals

  • Team: Cleveland Cavaliers
  • Date: May 9, 2009
  • Result: 97-82 Cavaliers win
  • James’ Other Stats: 12 rebounds, 8 assists, 1 steal, 1 block

46 points vs. the Indiana Pacers in Game 2 of the 2018 First Round

  • Team: Cleveland Cavaliers
  • Date: April 18, 2018
  • Result: 100-97 Cavaliers win
  • James’ Other Stats: 12 rebounds, 5 assists, 2 steals, 0 blocks

46 points vs. the Boston Celtics in Game 6 of the 2018 Conference Finals

  • Team: Cleveland Cavaliers
  • Date: May 25, 2018
  • Result: 109-99 Cavaliers win
  • James’ Other Stats: 11 rebounds, 9 assists, 3 steals, 1 block

45 points vs. the Boston Celtics in Game 6 of the 2012 Conference Finals

  • Team: Miami Heat
  • Date: June 7, 2012
  • Result: 98-79 Heat win
  • James’ Other Stats: 15 rebounds, 5 assists, 0 steals, 0 blocks

45 points vs. the Washington Wizards in Game 5 of the 2006 First Round

  • Team: Cleveland Cavaliers
  • Date: May 3, 2006
  • Result: 121-120 Cavaliers win
  • James’ Other Stats: 7 rebounds, 6 assists, 2 steals, 0 blocks

45 points vs. the Indiana Pacers in Game 7 of the 2018 First Round

  • Team: Cleveland Cavaliers
  • Date: April 29, 2018
  • Result: 105-101 Cavaliers win
  • James’ Other Stats: 8 rebounds, 7 assists, 4 steals, 0 blocks

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More Top Scoring Performances From Other Players

Want to know about other players’ top scoring playoff games? Check out the list below:

  • D’Angelo Russell
  • Domantas Sabonis
  • Desmond Bane
  • Kevin Love
  • Mikal Bridges
  • Kyle Lowry
  • Bradley Beal
  • Jrue Holiday
  • Pascal Siakam
  • Andrew Wiggins
  • Kristaps Porzingis
  • Jalen Brunson
  • Ben Simmons
  • Malik Beasley
  • Tyrese Maxey
  • Brandon Ingram
  • Anthony Edwards
  • Duncan Robinson
  • Gabe Vincent
  • Trae Young
  • Jayson Tatum
  • Dejounte Murray
  • Derrick White
  • Marcus Smart
  • Aaron Gordon
  • Rudy Gobert
  • Damian Lillard
  • Josh Hart
  • Devin Booker
  • Kyle Kuzma
  • Derrick Rose
  • RJ Barrett
  • Patrick Beverley
  • Al Horford
  • Caleb Martin
  • Dillon Brooks
  • Kyrie Irving
  • Bam Adebayo
  • Jordan Poole
  • Kawhi Leonard
  • Karl-Anthony Towns
  • Stephen Curry
  • Malcolm Brogdon
  • Rui Hachimura
  • Paul George
  • Tristan Thompson
  • Anthony Davis
  • Tyrese Haliburton
  • Austin Reaves
  • Luka Doncic
  • Fred VanVleet
  • Jamal Murray
  • Kevin Durant
  • DeMar DeRozan
  • Deandre Ayton
  • Seth Curry
  • Julius Randle
  • James Harden
  • Brook Lopez
  • Russell Westbrook
  • Zach LaVine
  • Ja Morant
  • Jarred Vanderbilt
  • Jaylen Brown
  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander
  • Chris Paul
  • De’Aaron Fox
  • Tyler Herro
  • Donovan Mitchell
  • Klay Thompson
  • Joel Embiid
  • Draymond Green
  • Jimmy Butler
  • Giannis Antetokounmpo
  • Nikola Jokic
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