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How many times has LeBron James scored 50 or more points in a NBA game?

How many times has LeBron James scored 50 or more points in a NBA game?
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How many times has LeBron James scored 50 or more points in a game? The answer is 10.

Here is a brief summary of all the games in which LeBron James scored 50 or more points in a game. I've listed the games by total number of points LeBron scored in each game.

LeBron has never had a triple-double in a 50 point game. I've listed his assist and rebound totals when he was close.

Interestingly, the only game LeBron James has had at home where he scored 50 or more points was in his career high game with 61 points in Miami. All his other 50 plus point games where on the road, with two of the games coming at Madison Square Garden. Tell me that was not on purpose.

NBA games in which LeBron James scored 50 or more points

1. March 3, 2014 vs Charlotte Bobcats - 61 points

On March 3, 2014, LeBron James poured in a career high 61 points in a 124-107 win over the Charlotte Bobcats. For more see Lebron James career highs in points, rebounds, assists and threes.

Do you know how many players in NBA history have scored 60 or more points in a game? For the answer and a list see All the NBA players who have scored 60 or more points in a game.

2. March 20, 2005 with Cavaliers vs Toronto Raptors - 56

On March 20, 2005, while with the Cleveland Cavaliers, LeBron poured in 56 points in a 98-105 loss to the Raptors. LeBron made 18 of 36 shots, including six of 12 threes, and 14 of 15 free throws for the 56 points.

3. February 20, 2009 with Cavs vs Milwaukee Bucks - 55 points

On February 20, 2009, while with the Cavs, LeBron scored 55 points in a 111-103 win over the Bucks. LeBron made 16 of 29 shots, including eight of 11 threes, and 15 of 22 free throws for the 55 points.

T-4. February 4, 2009 with Cavs vs New York Knicks - 52 points

On February 4, 2009, while with the Cavs at Madison Square Garden, LeBron James torched the Knicks for 52 points in a 107-102 win. LeBron made 17 of 33 shots, including two of seven threes, and 16 of 19 free throws for the 52 points. LeBron just missed a triple-double, with 11 assists and nine rebounds.

T-4. December 10, 2005 with Cavs vs Bucks - 52 points

On December 10, 2005, while with the Cavs, LeBron poured in 52 points in a 106-111 loss the Bucks. LeBron made 19 of 29 shots in the game, including five of nine threes, and nine of ten free throws for the 52 points.

T-6. February 3, 2011 with Heat vs Orlando Magic - 51 points

On February 3, 2011, while with the Miami Heat, LeBron James poured in 51 points in a 104-100 win over the Magic. LeBron made 17 of 25 shots, including three of five threes, and 14 of 15 free throws for the 51 points. He also had 11 rebounds and eight assists in the game.

T-6. March 13, 2009, with Cavs vs Sacramento Kings - 51 points

On March 13, 2009, while with the Cavs, LeBron scored 51 points in a 126-123 win over the Kings. LeBron made 16 of 30 shots in the game, including four of 11 threes, and 15 of 17 free throws for the 51 points.

T-6. January 15, 2008, with Cavs vs Memphis Grizzlies - 51 points

On January 15, 2008, LeBron James poured in 51 points in a 132-124 win over the Grizzlies. LeBron made 18 of 28 shots , including six of 12 threes, and nine of 16 free throws for the 51 points. LeBron also had nine assists and eight rebounds.

T-6. January 21, 2006, with Cavs vs Utah Jazz - 51 points

On January 21, 2006, while with the Cavs, LeBron poured in 51 points in a 108-90 win over the Jazz. LeBron made 19 of 25 shots, including four of eight threes, and nine of 11 free throws for the 51 points.

10. March 5, 2008, with Cavs vs Knicks - 50 points

On March 5, 2008, while with the Cavs, LeBron James torched the Knicks for 50 points in a 119-105 win at Madison Square Garden. LeBron made 16 of 30 shots, including seven of 13 threes, and 11 of 16 free throws for the 50 points. LeBron also had 10 assists and eight rebounds in the game.