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Most points in a game

100 by Wilt Chamberlain, 1962

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Most 3-pointers made in a game

12 by Kobe Bryant, 2003, and Donyell Marshall, 2005

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Most free throws made in a game

28 by Adrian Dantley, 1984, and Wilt Chamberlain, 1962

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Most rebounds in a game

55 by Wilt Chamberlain, 1960

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Most assists in a game

30 by Scott Skiles, 1990

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Most steals in a game

11 by Kendall Gill, 1999, and Larry Kenon, 1976

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Most blocks in a game

17 by Elmore Smith, 1973

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Highest scoring average (season)

50.4 by Wilt Chamberlain, 1961-62

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Highest field goal percentage (season)

72.7% by Wilt Chamberlain, 1972-73

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Highest free throw percentage (season)

98.1% by Jose Calderon, 2008-09

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Highest 3-point percentage (season)

53.6% by Kyle Korver, 2009-10

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Highest rebounds per game average (season)

27.2 by Wilt Chamberlain, 1960-61

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Highest assists per game average (season)

14.5 by John Stockton, 1989-90

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Highest steals per game average (season)

3.67 by Alvin Robertson, 1985-86

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Highest blocks per game average (season)

5.6 by Mark Eaton, 1984-85

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Highest scoring average (career)

30.12 by Michael Jordan

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Most games (career)

1,611 by Robert Parish

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Most consecutive games (career)

1,192 by A.C. Green

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Most minutes per game (career)

45.8 by Wilt Chamberlain

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Most minutes (career)

57,446 by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

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Most seasons leading league in scoring average (career)

10 by Michael Jordan

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Most 40+ point games (career)

271 by Wilt Chamberlain

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Most 30+ point games (career)

563 by Michael Jordan

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Most 20+ point games (career)

1,134 by Karl Malone

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Highest field goal percentage (career)

59.9% by Artis Gilmore

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Most seasons leading league in field goal percentage (career)

10 by Shaquille O'Neal

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Most free throws made (career)

9,787 by Karl Malone

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Most rebounds (career)

23,924 by Wilt Chamberlain

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Highest rebounds per game average (career)

22.9 by Wilt Chamberlain

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Most assists (career)

15,806 by John Stockton

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Highest assists per game average (career)

11.2 by Magic Johnson

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Most steals (career)

3,265 by John Stockton

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Highest steals per game average (career)

2.71 by Alvin Robertson

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Most blocks (career)

3,830 by Hakeem Olajuwon

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Highest blocks per game average (career)

3.5 by Mark Eaton

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Most triple-doubles (career)

181 by Oscar Robertson

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Most points (career)

38,397 by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

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Most games started

Brett Favre (298; 322 including playoffs)

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Most touchdowns scored in a season (non QB)

LaDainian Tomlinson (31)

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Most career points scored

Morten Andersen (2,544)

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Most career touchdowns (non QB)

Jerry Rice (208)

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Most career rushing yards

Emmitt Smith (18,355)

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Most career rushing touchdowns

Emmitt Smith (164)

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Highest passer rating in a season

Peyton Manning (121.1)

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Highest completion percentage in a season

Drew Brees (71.2)

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Most career passing yards

Brett Favre (71,838)

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Most passing yards in a season

Drew Brees (5,476)

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Most passing touchdowns in a season

Tom Brady (50)

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Most receptions in a season

Marvin Harrison (143)

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Most receiving touchdowns in a season

Randy Moss (23)

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Most career interceptions returned for touchdowns

Rod Woodson (12)

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Most career sacks

Bruce Smith (200)

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Most sacks in a season

Michael Strahan (22.5)

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Most career games played

Morten Andersen (382)

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Most rushing yards in a season

Eric Dickerson (2,105)

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Most rushing yards in a game

Adrian Peterson (296)

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Most career rushing touchdowns (by a QB)

Steve Young (43)

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Most passing yards in a game

Norm Van Brocklin (554)

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Most receptions in a game

Brandon Marshall (21)

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Most receiving yards in a season

Jerry Rice (1,848)

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Most receiving yards in a game

Willie Anderson (336)

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Highest Career Batting Average

Ty Cobb: .367

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Most Career Home Runs

Barry Bonds: 762

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Most Career RBIs

Hank Aaron: 2,297

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Most Career Hits

Pete Rose: 4,256

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Most Career Runs Scored

Rickey Henderson: 2,295

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Most Career Stolen Bases

Rickey Henderson: 1,406

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Most Career Strikeouts (Hitter)

Reggie Jackson: 2,597

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Most Career At-Bats

Pete Rose: 14,053

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Most Career Total Bases

Hank Aaron: 6,856

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Most Career Games Played

Pete Rose: 3,562

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Highest Single Season Batting Average

Hugh Duffy 1894: .440

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Most Single Season Home Runs

Barry Bonds 2001: 73

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Most Single Season RBIs

Hack Wilson 1930: 191

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Most Single Season Hits

Ichiro Suzuki 2004: 262

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Most Single Season Stolen Bases

Rickey Henderson 1982: 130

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Most Career Wins

Cy Young: 511

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Most Career Wins (Live-Ball Era)

Warren Spahn: 363

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Lowest Career ERA

Ed Walsh: 1.82

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Lowest Career ERA (Live-Ball Era)

Whitey Ford: 2.75

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Most Career No-Hitters

Nolan Ryan: 7

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Most Career Strikeouts (Pitcher)

Nolan Ryan: 5,714

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Most Single Season Wins

Jim Bagby, Sr. 1920, Lefty Grove 1931, and Denny McLain 1968:31

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Lowest Single Season ERA

Bob Gibson 1968: 1.12

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Most Single Season Shutouts

Bob Gibson 1968: 13

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Most World Series Wins (Team)

New York Yankees: 27

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Most MVP Awards

Barry Bonds: 7

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Most career games played

Gordie Howe (1767)

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Most career goals scored

Wayne Gretzky (894)

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Most single season goals scored

Wayne Gretzky (92, 1981-82)

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Most career assists

Wayne Gretzky (1963)

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Most single season assists

Wayne Gretzky (163, 1985-86). Gretzky holds nine of the top ten seasons for assists.

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Highest career plus/minus rating

Larry Robinson (730)

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Highest single season plus/minus rating

Bobby Orr (124, 1970-71)

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Most career penalities in minutes?

Tiger Williams (3966)

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Most single season penalities in minutes

Dave Schultz (472, 1974-75)

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Most career game-winning goals?

Phil Esposito (118)

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Most single season game-winning goals?

Michel Goulet (16, 1983-84) and Phil Espositio (16, 1970-71 and 1971-72)

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Highest career shooting percentage

Craig Simpson (23.66)

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Highest single season shooting percentage

Charlie Simmer (32.75, 1980-81)