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NBA Individual Records Broken 2020-21 Season and Postseason

Name these selected NBA records that were broken in the 2020-21 season.
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Fourth player to record triple-doubles in the first two games of a season
Russell Westbrook
Third player ever to reach 2,500 career 3-pointers
Stephen Curry
First player to reach 1,000 consecutive regular season games with at least 10 points
LeBron James
Fourteenth most all-time points
Carmelo Anthony
Fastest player to reach 300 career three pointers
Duncan Robinson
Youngest player ever to record a triple-double
LaMelo Ball
Seventh player to record a triple-double during their team debut
James Harden
First player since Shaquille O'Neal in 2004 to record 25 points, 25 rebounds and 5 blocks in a single game
Clint Capela
Fastest player to reach 600 career three pointers
Donovan Mitchell
Second most all-time 3-pointers
Stephen Curry
Thirteenth most all-time assists
Russell Westbrook
Fastest player to reach 400 career three pointers
Trae Young
Thirteenth most all-time points
Carmelo Anthony
Third most all-time field goals
LeBron James
First center since Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in 1975 to record 50 points and 10 assists
Nikola Jokić
Twelfth most all-time points
Carmelo Anthony
Third player to reach 35,000 career points
LeBron James
First pair of teammates to each record a triple double on multiple occasions
Jimmy Butler
Bam Adebayo
Sixth most all-time assists
Chris Paul
Most steals in a half
T. J. McConnell
First player since Mookie Blaylock to record a triple double with steals
Sixth player to record a triple double with steals
First player off the bench to record a triple double with steals
Thirteenth time a pair of teammates each had a triple double in a game
Mason Plumlee
Dennis Smith Jr.
Fastest player to reach 400 career three pointers
Duncan Robinson
Eleventh most all-time points
Carmelo Anthony
Third player to record a 30–10–20 triple-double
Russell Westbrook
Golden State Warriors all-time scoring leader
Stephen Curry
Fastest player to reach 500 career three pointers
Duncan Robinson
Tenth most all-time points
Carmelo Anthony
First player with four seasons of averaging a triple-double
Russell Westbrook
Third ever 20-rebound, 20-assist game
Third ever 10–20–20 game
Most career triple-doubles
 
 
Lowest-drafted player to be named NBA MVP
Nikola Jokić
First center since Shaquille O'Neal to win NBA MVP
 
 
Most three pointers in a playoff game
Damian Lillard
Only player in NBA history to be in the playoff top 10 for all five major statistical categories (points, rebounds, assists, blocks, and steals)
LeBron James
First player to reach 15 assists with 0 turnovers three separate times in the NBA playoffs
Chris Paul
Third player ever to record 30 points, 20 rebounds, 10 assists in an NBA playoff game
Nikola Jokić
First player in NBA history with 45 points, 15 rebounds, and 10 assists in a single playoff game
Kevin Durant
Most points in a Game 7
Third player ever to record a 40-point triple-double in a conference finals game
Devin Booker
Third player to record a 40-point triple-double before turning 25
First player in the shot-clock era with a 70+ FG% in any 12-game postseason span (min. 100 att)
Deandre Ayton
First player in NBA history to average 15 points and 10 rebounds while shooting at least 65% from the field in a single postseason
Oldest player in NBA history with 40+ points in a closeout game
Chris Paul
Second oldest player to drop 40 points in any playoff game
Second player in NBA history to average 28+ PPG and 9+ APG in a single playoff run (minimum 15 games)
Trae Young
Fourth most points in a Conference Finals game (tie)
Fifth player in NBA history with 9+ 30/10 games in a single postseason since 1963
Giannis Antetokounmpo
Second player ever to record 30+ points and 9+ assists in an NBA Finals debut
Chris Paul
Third player ever to record 30+ points in an NBA Finals game age 36 or older
Fourth player in the shot-clock era with at least 20 points, 15 rebounds, and shooting 80+ FG% in an NBA Finals game
Deandre Ayton
Third most points scored or assisted in an NBA Finals debut all time
Chris Paul
Second player with 40+ points and 10+ rebounds in back-to-back Finals games
Giannis Antetokounmpo
Fourth most points scored through first three Finals debut games
Most points for a player in their first NBA playoffs appearance
Devin Booker
4th pair of opponents to put up at least 40 points in the same game
Khris Middleton
Seventh player in NBA history to put up back-to-back 40 point games in the Finals
Devin Booker
Most points by any player who lost consecutive Finals Games
Second person to record at least ten 30 point games in their first postseason all time
Second pair of teammates to record at least 500 points and 100 assists in a single postseason
Giannis Antetokounmpo
Khris Middleton
Fifth trio of teammates in NBA Finals history to record at least 25 points while shooting at least 50% from the field in the same game
Giannis Antetokounmpo
Khris Middleton
Jrue Holiday
First player in NBA history to blow four separate 2-0 series leads in a best-of-7 series
Chris Paul
Fifth player in NBA Finals history to record at least 30 points, 5 assists, 5 rebounds, and 0 turnovers
Giannis Antetokounmpo
Second player in NBA Finals history to record at least 3 games recording 40 points and 10 rebounds
Seventh player in NBA Finals history to record a 50 point game
Fifth player in NBA Finals history to record at least 30 points, 5 assists, 5 rebounds, and 0 turnovers
First player in NBA Finals history to record 40 points, 10 rebounds, and 5 blocks in a game
First player in NBA Finals history to record 50 points, 10 rebounds, and 5 blocks in a game
Second most games in a single postseason scoring at least 30 points and 10 rebounds
Third player in NBA history to win multiple regular-season MVPs, Defensive Player of the Year Award, and Finals MVP
Second player in NBA history to win multiple regular-season MVPs and Finals MVP while playing at the power forward position
First player in NBA Finals history to average 30 points, 10 rebounds, and 5 assists while shooting at least 60% FG
First player in NBA Finals history to average 30 points, 10 rebounds, 5 assists, 1 block, and 1 steal while shooting at least 50% on field goals
Ninth player in NBA history to win multiple MVPs and a Finals MVP
Third player in NBA history to win multiple MVPs and a Finals MVP at 26 years old or younger
First player in NBA history with 5 All-Star selections, 5 All-NBA selections, multiple MVPs, 1 Finals MVP, and 1 DPOY before turning 27 years old
Fifth most PPG in an NBA Finals (tie)
First player in NBA history to win Most Improved Player, MVP, Defensive Player of the Year, and Finals MVP
Fourth international player and third European player to win the Finals MVP
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