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The ghost of Wilt Chamberlain still exists

Photo: AntDUHHIn a game championed by icons, Wilt Chamberlain’s impact remains one of the NBA’s most unique, fascinating and encompassing. Philadelphia Daily News copy editor Mark Perner still gets a kick out of the 76ers final regular-season game in 1968. The 61-20 Sixers played a rather meaningless game versus the Baltimore Bullets. On a squad […] The post 15 Years After...
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Wilt Chamberlain Will Be On Stamps

No NBA player has ever graced the imagery of U.S. postage. But that all changes this December, when Wilt “The Stilt” Chamberlain...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Post office to offer cool Wilt Chamberlain stamps

The U.S. Postal Service will be offering two awesome Wilt Chamberlain stamps in December. They’ll... Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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24 days ago  |  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...
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August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

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...
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January 05, 2013  |  30 Comments

Wilt Chamberlain slept with Quentin Tarantino’s mom

File this under the “I wasn’t quite expecting this to be said in an interview,” category. Quentin Tarantino’s mother was one of 20,000 lucky ladies to have spent some time with NBA legend, Wilt Chamberlain. This according to her Tarantino himself, who spoke about on NPR’s Terry Gross about a wide variety of topics. Here is a transcript of that portion of the interview,...
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January 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Wilt Chamberlain VolksWagen Commercial 1966

Imagine if former NBA superstar Wilt Chamberlain had existed in the era of Twitter, YouTube and the 24 hour news cycle. Despite the relative "radio silence" of the era in which Wilt existed, he was an absolute mega-super-uberstar of his day. He was a dominant wonder on the basketball court, was in demand for movie parts, claimed to have unprecedednted success in the bedroom...
Via A Stern Warning
June 11, 2012  |  Discuss

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...
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March 02, 2012  |  Discuss

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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