On January 22, 2006, Kobe Bryant scored 81 points in a 122-104 victory over the Toronto Raptors at Staples Center.
During his symphony of basketball brilliance, Kobe hit seven 3-pointers, knocked down 18 free throws and shot 28-of-46 from the field overall.
The single-game scoring total currently ranks second to only Wilt Chamberlain’s 100-point game for the most in NBA history.
How man Kobe Bryant fans knew Kobe was hurt during his 81 point game? pic.twitter.com/Sh4nb4XWRv
— Hoop God (@TheeHoopGod) June 7, 2021