Ranking: The oldest NBA players to score 50-plus points in a game

Ranking: The oldest NBA players to score 50-plus points in a game

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Ranking: The oldest NBA players to score 50-plus points in a game

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LeBron James became one of the oldest players to score 50 or more points in an NBA game. His 56-point performance vs. the Golden State Warriors was one for the ages, a memorable night in a very difficult season for the Los Angeles Lakers.

Here’s a list with the 20 oldest players with 50-point games, which includes legends like Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant.

1
Jamal Crawford: 39 years and 20 days

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Scored 51 points vs. Mavericks in 2018-19

2
Michael Jordan: 38 years and 315 days

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Scored 51 points vs. Hornets in 2001-02

3
Kobe Bryant: 37 years and 234 days

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Scored 60 points vs. Jazz in 2015-16

4
LeBron James: 37 years and 65 days

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Scored 56 points vs. Warriors in 2021-22

5
Alex English: 35 years and 64 days

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Scored 51 points vs. Heat in 1988-89

6
Karl Malone: 34 years and 257 days

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Scored 56 points vs. Warriors in 1997-98

7
Bernard King: 34 years and 92 days

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Scored 50 points vs. Jazz in 1990-91

8
Bernard King: 34 years and 25 days

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Scored 52 points vs. Nuggets in 1990-91

9
Rick Barry: 33 years and 362 days

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Scored 55 points vs. Knicks in 1977-78

10
Michael Jordan: 33 years and 339 days

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Scored 51 points vs. Knicks in 1996-97

11
LeBron James: 33 years and 323 days

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Scored 51 points vs. Heat in 2018-19

12
Andre Miller: 33 years and 317 days

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Scored 52 points vs. Mavericks in 2009-10

13
Michael Jordan: 33 years and 263 days

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Scored 50 points vs. Heat in 1996-97

14
Stephen Curry: 33 years and 239 days

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Scored 50 points vs. Hawks in 2021-22

15
Rick Barry: 33 years and 215 days

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Scored 51 points vs. Sixers in 1977-78

16
LaMarcus Aldridge: 33 years and 175 days

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Scored 56 points vs. Thunder in 2018-19

17
Kevin Durant: 33 years and 74 days

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Scored 51 points vs. Pistons in 2021-22

18
Cliff Robinson: 33 years and 31 days

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Scored 50 points vs. Nuggets in 1999-00

19
Stephen Curry: 33 years and 29 days

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Scored 53 points vs. Nuggets in 2020-21

20
Michael Jordan: 33 years and 19 days

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Scored 53 points vs. Pistons in 1995-96

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