Who scored 200 points in one game?

Wilt Chamberlain scored 200 points in one game. He was a professional basketball player in the 1960s and 1970s. The game when he scored 200 points happened on March 2, 1962, while he was playing for the Philadelphia Warriors against the New York Knicks. This was an extraordinary accomplishment, as scoring that many points in one game is extremely rare in basketball. Chamberlain's performance remains the highest individual point total in a single game in NBA history.