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USA Men's World Championship Records

  • Date:
    Oct 7, 2019

USA INDIVIDUAL COMPETITION RECORDS

MOST POINTS:
Kevin Durant 205 (22.8) 2010
Luther Burden 182 (20.2) 1974
Carmelo Anthony 179 (19.9) 2006
Paul Pierce 178 (19.8) 2002
John Lucas 178 (19.8) 1974
John Vayda 162 (18.0) 1959
Dwyane Wade 154 (19.3) 2006
Glenn Rivers 153 (17.0) 1982
Kenny Anderson 150 (18.8) 1990
Charles D. Smith 150 (15.0) 1986
*Statistics are not available for 1974 and 1978.
*MOST REBOUNDS:
Kendall Rhine 72 ( 8.0) 1967
Kenneth Faried 70 (6.6) 2014
Lamar Odom 69 (7.7) 2010
Shaquille O'Neal 68 (8.5) 1994
David Robinson 68 (6.8) 1986
Ben Wallace 61 (6.8) 2002
Alonzo Mourning 61 (7.6) 1990
Anthony Davis 59 (6.6) 2014
Kevin Durant 55 (6.1) 2010
Myles Turner 54 (6.8) 2019
Shawn Kemp 54 (6.8) 1994
*Rebounds have been kept as an official statistic since the 1967 World Championship. Statistics are not available for 1974 and 1978.
*MOST FIELD GOALS MADE:
Kevin Durant 74 2010
Carmelo Anthony 64 2006
Jerry Shipp 64 1963
Shaquille O'Neal 62 1994
Charles D. Smith 61 1986
Kenny Smith 58 1986
Dwyane Wade 57 2006
Kenny Anderson 54 1990
LeBron James 53 2006
Paul Pierce 53 2002
David Robinson 53 1986
Donald Kojis 53 1963
*Field goals made are not available for the 1950, 1974 and 1978 World Championships.
*MOST FIELD GOALS ATTEMPTED:
Kevin Durant 133 2010
Carmelo Anthony 127 2006
Charles D. Smith 117 1986
Kenny Anderson 116 1990
Kenny Smith 115 1986
Paul Pierce 111 2002
Darel Carrier 102 1967
Dwyane Wade 99 2006
David Robinson 97 1986
Michael Finley 94 2002
*Field goals attempted are not available for the 1950, 1954, 1959, 1963, 1974 and 1978 World Championships.
*HIGHEST FIELD GOAL PERCENTAGE:
Shaquille O'Neal .713 (62-87) 1994
DeMarcus Cousins .702 (33-47) 2014
Shawn Kemp .689 (31-45) 1994
Alonzo Mourning .685 (37-54) 1994
Derrick Coleman .684 (26-38) 1994
Jon Sunvold .659 (29-44) 1982
Chris Bosh .654 (17-26) 2006
Darnell Hillman .652 (30-46) 1970
Jim Thomas .630 (29-46) 1982
Derrick McKey .627 (37-59) 1986
*Field goals attempted are not available for the 1950, 1954, 1959, 1963, 1974 and 1978 World Championships.
*MOST 3-POINT FIELD GOALS MADE:
(minimum of one attempt a game)
Paul Pierce 33 2002
Reggie Miller 30 1994
Kevin Durant 26 2010
Klay Thompson 22 2014
Carmelo Anthony 22 2006
Michael Finley 22 2002
Stephen Curry 21 2014
Jimmy Oliver 20 1998
Eric Gordon 19 2010
Mark Price 19 1994
*3-Point field goals have been an official statistic since the 1986 World Championship.
*MOST 3-POINT FIELD GOALS ATTEMPTED:
(minimum of one attempt a game)
Paul Pierce 67 2002
Kevin Durant 57 2010
Reggie Miller 57 1994
Michael Finley 56 2002
Klay Thompson 53 2014
Carmelo Anthony 50 2006
Stephen Curry 48 2014
Mark Price 45 1994
Chauncey Billups 44 2010
Baron Davis 44 2002
Jimmy Oliver 44 1998
*3-Point field goals have been an official statistic since the 1986 World Championship.
*HIGHEST 3-POINT FIELD GOAL PERCENTAGE:
(minimum of one attempt a game)
Kyrie Irving .609 (14-23) 2014
Derrick Coleman .600 ( 6-10) 1994
Trajan Langdon .571 ( 4- 7) 1998
Chris Smith .556 (15-27) 1990
Reggie Miller .526 (30-57) 1994
Joe Dumars .516 (16-31) 1994
Joe Harris .500 (13-26) 2019
Steve Kerr .500 (18-36) 1986
Lee Mayberry .500 ( 7-14) 1990
Paul Pierce .493 (33-67) 2002
*3-Point field goals have been an official statistic since the 1986 World Championship.
MOST FREE THROWS MADE:
(minimum of one attempt a game)
Paul Pierce 39 2002
Kenny Anderson 36 1990
Dwyane Wade 35 2006
James Harden 34 2014
Alonzo Mourning 33 1990
Kevin Durant 31 2010
Bob Hodges 30 1959
Carmelo Anthony 29 2006
Charles D. Smith 28 1986
Dwight Howard 26 2006
Dick Welsh 26 1959
*Field goals made are not available for the 1950, 1974 and 1978 World Championships.
MOST FREE THROWS ATTEMPTED:
(minimum of one attempt a game)
Paul Pierce 58 2002
Alonzo Mourning 53 1990
David Robinson 52 1986
Dwyane Wade 50 2006
Carmelo Anthony 46 2006
Charles D. Smith 46 1986
Kenny Anderson 44 1990
James Harden 42 2014
Dwight Howard 42 2006
Shaquille O'Neal 38 1994
*Free throws attempted are not available for the 1950, 1954, 1959, 1963, 1974 and 1978 World Championships.
HIGHEST FREE THROW PERCENTAGE:
(minimum of one attempt a game)
Stephen Curry 1.000 (17-17) 2014
Bryant Stith .952 (20-21) 1990
Reggie Miller .950 (19-20) 1994
Khris Middleton .929 (13-14) 2010
Kevin Durant .912 (31-34) 2010
Chris Gatling .900 (18-20) 1990
Glenn Rivers .900 (18-20) 1982
Harrison Barnes .889 (24-27) 2019
Christian Laettner .885 (23-26) 1990
Michael Finley .864 (19-22) 2002
*Free throws attempted are not available for the 1950, 1954, 1959, 1963, 1974 and 1978 World Championships.
*MOST ASSISTS:
Chris Paul 44 ( 4.9) 2006
Donovan Mitchell 40 ( 5.0) 2019
Kemba Walker 38 ( 5.4) 2019
LeBron James 37 ( 4.1) 2006
Andre Miller 37 ( 4.1) 2002
Michael Hawkins 37 ( 4.1) 1998
Glenn Rivers 37 ( 4.1) 1982
Baron Davis 36 ( 4.0) 2002
Paul Pierce 35 ( 3.9) 2002
Kenny Anderson 34 ( 4.3) 1990
*Assists have been kept as an official statistic since the 1970 World Championship. Assist statistics are not available for 1974 and 1978.
*MOST BLOCKED SHOTS:
Alonzo Mourning 37 ( 4.6) 1990
David Robinson 25 ( 2.5) 1986
Anthony Davis 19 (2.1) 2014
Ben Wallace 15 ( 1.7) 2002
Shaquille O'Neal 15 ( 1.9) 1994
Myles Turner 14 ( 1.8) 2019
Jermaine O'Neal 14 ( 1.8) 2002
Dwight Howard 12 ( 1.3) 2006
Elton Brand 11 ( 1.2) 2006
Shawn Kemp 9 ( 1.1) 1994
Alonzo Mourning 9 ( 1.1) 1994
*Blocked shots have been kept as an official statistic since the 1986 World Championship.
*MOST STEALS:
Tyrone Bogues 37 ( 3.7) 1986
Kenny Smith 26 ( 2.6) 1986
Tommy Amaker 25 ( 2.5) 1986
James Harden 19 (2.1) 2014
Charles D. Smith 19 ( 1.9) 1986
Derrick McKey 18 ( 1.8) 1986
Kyrie Irving 17 (1.9) 2014
Carmelo Anthony 17 ( 1.9) 2006
Chris Paul 17 ( 1.9) 2006
Andre Iguodala 16 ( 1.8) 2010
*Steals have been kept as an official statistic since the 1986 World Championship.

USA TEAM COMPETITION RECORDS

MOST POINTS: 961 in 1994
MOST POINTS AVERAGED: 120.1 in 1994
MOST FGM: 362 in 1994
MOST FGA: 689 in 2014
HIGHEST FIELD GOAL PERCENTAGE: .576% in 1994
MOST 3PM: 103 in 1994
MOST 3PA: 239 in 2010
HIGHEST 3-POINT PERCENTAGE: .464% in 1994
MOST FTM: 182 in 2006
MOST FTA: 273 in 2006
HIGHEST FREE THROW PERCENTAGE: .759% in 1982
MOST REBOUNDS: 434 in 2002
MOST REBOUNDS AVERAGED: 48.2 in 2002
MOST ASSISTS: 199 in 2002
MOST BLOCKED SHOTS: 56 in 1986
MOST STEALS: 176 in 1986

USA INDIVIDUAL GAME RECORDS

MOST POINTS:
38, Kevin Durant vs. Lithuania
9/11/10
35, Carmelo Anthony vs. Italy
8/23/06
34, Kenny Anderson vs. Puerto Rico
8/18/90
33, Kevin Durant vs. Russia
9/09/10
33, Billy Owens vs. Greece
8/08/90
32, Dwyane Wade vs. Argentina
9/02/06
32, Kenny Anderson vs. Argentina
8/13/90
31, Reggie Miller vs. Australia
8/09/94
31, Jerry Vayda vs. United Arab Republic
1/18/59
29, Donovan Mitchell vs. France
9/11/19
29, Shaquille O'Neal vs. Puerto Rico
8/10/94
29, Alonzo Mourning vs. South Korea
8/09/90
MOST FGM:
14, Kevin Durant vs. Lithuania
9/11/10
MOST FGA:
25, Kevin Durant vs. Lithuania
9/11/10
*HIGHEST FIELD GOAL PERCENTAGE:
1.000 (8-8), Elton Brand vs. Algeria
8/29/02
1.000 (8-8), Doug Smith vs. South Korea
8/09/90
*Field goals attempted are not available for the 1950, 1954, 1959, 1963, 1974 and 1978 World Championships.
*MOST 3PM:
8, Reggie Miller vs. Puerto Rico
8/10/94
*MOST 3PA:
13, Kevin Durant vs. Turkey
9/12/10
*HIGHEST 3-POINT FIELD GOAL PERCENTAGE:
1.000 (6-6), Kyrie Irving vs. Serbia
9/14/14
*3-point field goals have been an official statistic since the 1986 World Championship.
MOST FTM:
11, Alonzo Mourning vs. Argentina
8/13/90
11, Christian Laettner vs. Spain
8/10/90
MOST FTA:
13, Alonzo Mourning vs. Argentina
8/13/90
13, Christian Laettner vs. Spain
8/10/90
*Free throws attempted were not kept for the 1950, 1954, 1959, 1963, 1974 and 1978 World Championships.
HIGHEST FREE THROW PERCENTAGE:
1.000 (8-8), Reggie Miller vs. Australia
8/09/94
1.000 (8-8), Chris Gatling vs. Yugoslavia
8/17/90
*MOST REBOUNDS:
17, David Robinson vs. Yugoslavia
7/15/86
*Rebounds have been kept as an official statistic since the 1967 World Championship. Statistics are not available for 1974 and 1978.
*MOST ASSISTS:
10, Donovan Mitchell vs. Poland
9/14/19
10, Michael Hawkins vs. Brazil
7/29/98
*Assists have been kept as an official statistic since the 1970 World Championship. Statistics are not available for 1974 and 1978.
*MOST BLOCKED SHOTS:
8, Alonzo Mourning vs. Puerto Rico
8/18/90
*Blocked shots have been kept as an official statistic since the 1986 World Championship.
*MOST STEALS:
10, Tyrone Bogues vs. Soviet Union
7/20/86
*Steals have been kept as an official statistic since the 1986 World Championship.

USA TEAM GAME RECORDS

MOST POINTS: 146 vs. South Korea, 8/09/90
MOST FGM: 61 vs. South Korea, 8/09/90
MOST FGA: 92 vs. Slovenia, 9/9/14
HIGHEST FIELD GOAL PERCENTAGE: .735% (61-83) vs. South Korea, 8/09/90
MOST 3PM: 19 vs. Russia, 8/14/94
19 vs. Puerto Rico, 8/10/94
MOST 3PA: 45 vs. Greece, 8/13/94
HIGHEST 3-POINT PERCENTAGE: .800% (8-10) vs. China, 7/06/86
MOST FTM: 33 vs. China, 8/20/06
MOST FTA: 40 vs. China, 8/20/06
HIGHEST FREE THROW PERCENTAGE: 1.000% (11-11) vs. Germany, 7/07/86
MOST REBOUNDS: 66 vs. New Zealand, 9/03/02
MOST ASSISTS: 35 vs. South Korea, 8/09/90
MOST BLOCKED SHOTS: 11 vs. Argentina, 8/13/90
MOST STEALS: 22 vs. Algeria, 8/29/02

USA INDIVIDUAL CAREER RECORDS

MOST GAMES:
Rudy Gay
18
2014, 2010
Derrick Rose
18
2014, 2010
Michael Silliman
18
1970, 1967
Elton Brand
17
2006, 2002
Stephen Curry
17
2014, 2010
Jim Williams
17
1970, 1967
Alonzo Mourning
16
1994, 1990
Mason Plumlee
15
2019, 2014
Reggie Miller
14
2002, 1994
*MOST POINTS:
Alonzo Mourning
215 (13.4)
1994, 1990
Kevin Durant
205 (22.8)
2010
Carmelo Anthony
179 (19.9)
2006
Luther Burden
182 (20.2)
1974
Paul Pierce
178 (19.8)
2002
John Lucas
178 (19.8)
1974
John Vayda
162 (18.0)
1959
Dwyane Wade
154 (19.3)
2006
Glenn Rivers
153 (17.0)
1982
Michael Silliman
151 (10.1)
1970, 1967
*Statistics are not available for 1974 and 1978.
*MOST REBOUNDS:
Alonzo Mourning
102 ( 6.4)
1994, 1990
Kendall Rhine
72 ( 8.0)
1867
Kenneth Faried
70 (7.8)
2014
Lamar Odom
69 (7.7)
2010
Shaquille O'Neal
68 ( 8.5)
1994
David Robinson
68 ( 6.8)
1986
Elton Brand
63 ( 3.7)
2006, 2002
Jim Williams
63 ( 4.5)
1970, 1967
Ben Wallace
61 ( 6.8)
2002
Anthony Davis
59 (6.6)
2014, 2010
Rudy Gay
59 (3.3)
2014, 2010
*Rebounds have been kept as an official statistic since the 1967 World Championship. Statistics are not available for 1974 and 1978.
*HIGHEST FIELD GOAL PERCENTAGE:
Shaquille O'Neal
.713 (62-87)
1994
DeMarcus Cousins
.702 (33-47)
2014
Ashraf Amaya
.708 (17-24)
1998
Shawn Kemp
.689 (31-45)
1994
Derrick Coleman
.684 (26-38)
1994
Jon Sunvold
.659 (29-44)
1982
Chris Bosh
.654 (17-26)
2006
Darnell Hillman
.652 (30-46)
1970
Kenneth Faried
.634 (51-80)
2014
Jim Thomas
.630 (29-46)
1982
*Field goals attempted are not available for the 1978, 1974, 1963, 1959, 1954 and 1950 World Championships.
*HIGHEST 3-POINT FIELD GOAL PERCENTAGE:
(minimum of one attempt a game)
Kyrie Irving
.609 (14-23)
2014
Trajan Langdon
.571 ( 4- 7)
1998
Chris Smith
.556 (15-27)
1990
Joe Dumars
.516 (16-31)
1994
Joe Harris
.500 (13-26)
2019
Reggie Miller
.500 (40-80)
2002, 1994
Steve Kerr
.500 (18-36)
1986
Lee Mayberry
.500 ( 7-14)
1990
Paul Pierce
.493 (33-67)
2002
Shane Battier
.476 (10-21)
2006
*3-Point field goals have been an official statistic since the 1986 World Championship.
HIGHEST FREE THROW PERCENTAGE:
(minimum of one made a game):
Stephen Curry
1.000 (19-19)
2014, 2010
Reggie Miller
.958 (23-24)
2002, 1994
Bryant Stith
.952 (20-21)
1990
Khris Middleton
.929 (13-14)
2019
Kevin Durant
.912 (31-34)
2010
Chris Gatling
.900 (18-20)
1990
Glenn Rivers
.900 (18-20)
1982
Harrison Barnes
.889 (24-27)
2019
Brad Miller
.889 (8- 9)
2006
Kevin Johnson
.889 (8- 9)
1994
*Free throws attempted are not available for the 1978, 1974, 1963, 1959, 1954 and 1950 World Championships.
*MOST ASSISTS:
Derrick Rose
57 (3.2)
2014, 2010
Chris Paul
44 ( 4.9)
2006
Stephen Curry
43 (2.5)
2014, 2010
Donovan Mitchell
40 ( 5.0)
2019
Kemba Walker
38 ( 5.4)
2019
LeBron James
37 ( 4.1)
2006
Andre Miller
37 ( 4.1)
2002
Michael Hawkins
37 ( 4.1)
1998
Glenn Rivers
37 ( 4.1)
1982
*Assists have been kept as an official statistic since the 1970 World Championship. Statistics are not available for 1974 and 1978.
*MOST BLOCKED SHOTS:
Alonzo Mourning
46 ( 2.9)
1994, 1990
David Robinson
25 ( 2.5)
1986
Anthony Davis
19 (2.1)
2014
Elton Brand
16 ( 0.9)
2006
Ben Wallace
15 ( 1.7)
2002
Shaquille O'Neal
15 ( 1.9)
1994
*Blocked shots have been kept as an official statistic since the 1986 World Championship.
*MOST STEALS:
Tyrone Bogues
37 ( 3.7)
1986
Kenny Smith
26 ( 2.6)
1986
Tommy Amaker
25 ( 2.5)
1986
Derrick Rose
19 (1.1)
2014, 2010
Charles D. Smith
19 ( 1.9)
1986
Rudy Gay
18 (1.0)
2014, 2010
Derrick McKey
18 ( 1.8)
1986
*Steals have been kept as an official statistic since the 1986 World Championship.

 

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