Highest Scoring Regular Season Matches in NBA History
Highest scoring NBA games ever played
The February 27, 1959 Boston Celtics home win over the Minneapolis Lakers ended with a an uncommonly high score of 173-139. For the Celtics, Tom Heinsohn scored a game-high 43 points with Bob Cousy and Bill Sharman contributing 31 and 29. For the Lakers, the highest scorers were Elgin Baylor (28), Vern Mikkelsen (25) and Rod Hundley (21).