Jordan Sets NBA Playoff Record

1986 Eastern Conference Playoffs: Chicago Bulls v Boston Celtics

April 20, 1986 – The Chicago Bulls’ Michael Jordan scores 63 points in an NBA playoff game against the Boston Celtics, setting a post-season scoring record that still stands. Despite Jordan’s achievement, the Bulls lost to the Celtics in double overtime, 135-131. Boston swept the three-game series and went on to win the NBA championship.