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RealGM Radio: Warriors' Announcer Jim Barnett

Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux) and longtime Warriors announcer and former NBA player Jim Barnett (@uograd66) discuss the Warriors (1:30), getting drafted by the Celtics (26:11), playing for player-coach Bill Russell (28:41), what players from the past could compete today (35:00), Wilt Chamberlain (36:10) and his top ten players of all time (43:52). Subscribe to RealGM Radio...
Via RealGM
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rockets K.J. McDaniels Fouls Andre Drummond Five Times In Opening Seconds Of Second Half; Drummond Goes On To Set New Record

Andre Drummond did not step on to the court Wednesday night thinking he would break a record held by one of the greatest players to ever dribble a ball--but he did. By time Wednesday night's game against the Houston Rockets was over he had missed a record 23 free throws (13-36) breaking the record set by Wilt Chamberlain back in 1967 (22).He couldn't have done it without the help...
Via FatManWriting
22 days ago  |  Discuss

DeAndre Jordan can't miss, and has Chamberlain in his sights

MIAMI (AP) Wilt Chamberlain, your record is in jeopardy. No, not the 100-point one. DeAndre Jordan of the Los Angeles Clippers - who has made 25 of his last 28 shots from the field - very quietly made a run at Chamberlain's shooting-percentage record last season and is doing it again. Jordan has made 149 of his 205 shots this season, putting him just a hair behind the league...
Via Associated Press
January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

How high is Andre Drummond's ceiling?

Just before the season began, I anticipated that Andre Drummond’s rebounding numbers would exponentially increase in the absence of Greg Monroe. I set the over/under for his rebound per game at 16. Two weeks into the new season, and it’s obvious that I didn’t set that number high enough. Drummond, who’s still only 22 years old, is averaging 20.3 rebounds per game this season...
Via isportsweb.com
November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
October 08, 2014  |  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
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Wilt Chamberlain to be featured on postage stamp

And so, Wilt Chamberlain’s legacy continues. The man who once scored 100 points in one game obviously had a storied career that included winning two NBA championships and once averaging over 50 points per game for a whole season. That’s why it’s not surprising to hear that the U.S. Postal Service has decided print the former Laker’s face on postage stamps. According to The...
Via Lakerholicz.com
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Anthony Bennett’s 19-point game gets the Wilt Chamberlain treatment

Anthony Bennett was a reach as a No. 1 overall pick and is looking like he may go down as one of the worst No. 1 picks of all time. But at least he’s shown some signs of positive life for the Cavs in the last few games. On Tuesday, Bennett scored a career-high 19 […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Wilt Chamberlain and Andre the Giant dwarf Arnold Schwarzenegger

A photo of Wilt Chamberlain and Andre the Giant dwarfing Arnold Schwarzenegger while filming a Conan movie.
Via Gamedayr
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Wilt Chamberlain thought someone would poison his in-game soda

Over the years, I’ve heard some pretty crazy stories about legendary center Wilt Chamberlain but this one that came courtesy of University of Memphis head coach Josh Pastner is an epic one. Recently, Pastner was in the Philadelphia-area to take face Temple University and one story that caught the eye of The 700 Level’s Nick Menta was this story about Pastner’s father (who used...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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