Michael Jordan has posted the most points in a loss in a playoff game, with 63 points in Game 2 of the 1986 First Round against the Celtics.

most pts by a player in a playoff loss, min 50 pts
4/20/1986Jordan8/17/2020Mitchell6/1/2021Lillard5/31/2018James4/19/2017Westbrook4/30/2009Allen8/23/2020Murray5/4/2006Bryant5/5/1989Jordan4/1/1970Cunningham63575551515150505050
NAMEDATETMOPPPTSLMINREBASTSTLBLKTOVFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%PF+/-
Michael JordanMichael Jordan4/20/1986
CHICHI
@
BOSBOS
6315356324224153.700192190.54
Donovan MitchellDonovan Mitchell8/17/2020
UTAUTA
@
DENDEN
5714397105193357.661540.01313100.02-11
Damian LillardDamian Lillard6/1/2021
PORPOR
@
DENDEN
55152610131172470.8121770.691090.00+2
LeBron JamesLeBron James5/31/2018
CLECLE
@
GSWGSW
5114888115193259.43742.9101190.92-13
Russell WestbrookRussell Westbrook4/19/2017
OKCOKC
@
HOUHOU
511411013414174339.521118.2151883.33+11
Ray AllenRay Allen4/30/2009
BOSBOS
@
CHICHI
5115953303183256.391850.06785.71+1
Jamal MurrayJamal Murray8/23/2020
DENDEN
@
UTAUTA
50143117010183158.191560.055100.02+5
Kobe BryantKobe Bryant5/4/2006
LALLAL
vs
PHXPHX
5015285307203557.15862.55683.34-6
Michael JordanMichael Jordan5/5/1989
CHICHI
vs
CLECLE
5014334301142850.0010.0222781.56
Billy CunninghamBilly Cunningham4/1/1970
PHIPHI
vs
MILMIL
50148102223956.46875.05