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Corey Brewer Shocks the World and Drops 51 on Rockets

Please raise your hand if you ever thought that T-Wolves guard Corey Brewer—yes, that Corey Brewer—would ever go off for 50 points in an actual NBA game. If that’s you then congratulations, you can now rub it in the face of your friends that you were on the Corey Brewer bandwagon long before it left the station, because tonight, against the Rockets no less, Brewer dropped 51...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar passed Wilt Chamberlain to become all-time scoring leader 30 years ago today

What a legendary moment this was. 30 years ago today, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar became the NBA’s all-time leading scorer. In 34 minutes of play, Abdul-Jabbar scored 22 points on 10-for-14 shooting, though two of his points were extremely special as he passed former Laker Wilt Chamberlain to become the NBA’s all-time leader in points scored. And, of course, The Captain did it in style...
Via Lakerholicz.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Passed Wilt to Become All-Time Leading Scorer 30 Years Ago Today

Thirty years ago today on April 5, 1984, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar hit his patented sky-hook shot to pass Wilt Chamberlain as the NBA’s all-time leading scorer. The Los Angeles Lakers legend passed Wilt’s 31,419 points with 31,422 in the clip. He went on to record a massive 38,387 points for his career, a record unlikely to be broken in the foreseeable future.   The post Kareem Abdul...
Via Basketball Bicker
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Today in History: March Madness In Triple Overtime

North Carolina and the Kansas Jayhawks went to triple overtime to decide their epic battle in 1957 (via kansan) On March 23, 1957, the North Carolina Tar Heels beat Wilt Chamberlain and the Kansas University Jayhawks 54-53 in triple overtime at Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City and became the national champions. Tar Heels coach Frank  McGuire had his shortest starter, Tommy...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

#ThrowbackThursday Basketball – Wilt Chamberlain’s 100-point game

#ThrowbackThursday Basketball – Wilt Chamberlain and his 100-point game Let’s take another trip back into the history of the NBA and remember one game similar of which we will not see again most probably. Of course, the world of the NBA is amazing and we can never, really, say never. However, games where a single player scores 100 points are for sure a rarity. Wilt Chamberlain...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Wilt Chamberlain was much, much taller than his 4th grade classmates (photo)

NBA legend Wilt Chamberlain, the man who once scored 100 points in a single game (and boasted of bedding 20,000 women, but that’s another story altogether), was well on his way to basketball greatness — or at least the tallness aspect of it — all the way back when he was in the 4th grade. […]The post Wilt Chamberlain was much, much taller than his 4th grade classmates (photo...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
August 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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Wilt Chamberlain was tall in elementary school

Tweet Think you can pick out which kid in the above picture grew up to be NBA legend Wilt Chamberlain? I’ll give you a hint, he’s the one who is a full head and shoulders taller than anyone else in his class. Here’s a closer look: That picture is from Wilt’s fourth grade class at […]
Via Los That Sports Blog
August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Quentin Tarantino says his mom dated Wilt Chamberlain

World famous writer and director Quentin Tarantino appeared on NPR’s “Fresh Air” earlier this week to discuss the opening of his new movie, “Django Unchained.” The film, which stars Jamie Foxx and Leonardo DiCaprio, follows the journey of a slave-turned-bounty hunter who is out to rescue his wife from a Mississippi planation owner. In talking about the movie, Tarantino...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 05, 2013  |  30 Comments
LISTEN TO HISTORY

Video: Radio broadcast of Wilt's 100th point

50 years ago today, Wilt Chamberlain accomplished the greatest individual feat in NBA history, scoring 100 points in a 169-147 victory for the Philadelphia Warriors over the New York Knicks in Hershey, PA. Chamberlain was 36-63 from the field and 28-32 at the free throw line. Chamberlain's 1961-62 season is as incredible as that single night in Hersey. That season, Chamberlain...
Via Awful Announcing
March 02, 2012  |  Discuss
KEEP IT 100

100 facts about Wilt's 100-point game

50 years ago this Friday, on a dreary evening in Hershey, Pennsylvania, Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia Warriors scored 100 points in a 169-147 win over the New York Knicks. Wilt’s century mark broke the NBA single-game scoring record—a record Chamberlain already held—and set a mark that no one in five decades has come close to matching. In honor of the golden anniversary...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
February 29, 2012  |  Discuss
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