On This Date 4/20/1986
Michael Jordan of the Chicago Bulls scores the most points in the postseason history, dropping 63 on the Boston Celtics. However, the Bulls lose the game 135-131 at the Boston Garden in double overtime. Larry Bird leads a balanced effort for Boston, scoring 36 points, while Kevin McHale scores 27 and Danny Ainge scores 24. The Celtics would sweep the series in three games on the way to an NBA Championship.