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  • • LeBron James passes Wilt Chamberlain for third place on NBA's all-time field goal list
    LeBron passed Wilt in scoring in 2018...2021
  • • Stephen Curry joins Wilt Chamberlain in ultra-exclusive Warriors club
    Here’s a list of players in Golden State Warriors history who have scored at least 17,000 points: Wilt Chamberlain and Stephen Curry. That’s it. That’s the list. Curry joined Chamberlain in the exclusive list in the Warriors’ close loss to the Boston Celtics on Tuesday, 111-107. The sweet-shooting, ankle-breaking guard finished with game-highs of 38 […] The post Steph...2021
  • • Real reason Lakers’ LeBron James has been cheated out of MVPs, per Brad Stevens
    Brad Stevens knows that Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James has won four regular-season MVPs in his storied career. Only fellow NBA icons Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (six), Bill Russell (five), and Michael Jordan (five) have won more. Wilt Chamberlain is the only other player with four MVPs to his name. Yet, many folks in the basketball […] The post Real reason Lakers’ LeBron James has b...2021
  • • The Story of Len Bias, The Highest Draft Pick To Never Play In The NBA
    Larry Bird had Magic Johnson, Wilt Chamberlain had Bill Russell, and Michael Jordan had Len Bias. I know what you’re thinking. Who? To modern NBA fans, the name Len Bias probably doesn’t ring any bells. That’s because his star was put out before it ever got a chance to shine, with his untimely passing just […] The post The Story of Len Bias, The Highest Draft Pick To Never Play In The NBA ap...2021
  • • Pacers star Domantas Sabonis ties Wilt Chamberlain with crazy NBA record
    Domantas Sabonis came up big once again for the Indiana Pacers. The 24-year-old All-Star notched his second triple-double of the season on Wednesday against the Charlotte Hornets, as he helped lead Indiana to a 116-106 home win. Sabonis ended the evening with an impressive line of 22 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists. The Pacers’ […] The post Pacers star Domantas Sabonis ties Wilt Cha...2021
  • • Nets star Kevin Durant achieves NBA feat that hasn’t been done in over six decades
    In his first 15 games donning the Brooklyn Nets jersey, Kevin Durant is averaging some 30 points per game, making him just the second player in NBA history to log in that stat with a new team. Per ESPN Stats & Info, Wilt Chamberlain achieved the feat in the 1959-60 season with the Philadelphia Warriors. […] The post Nets star Kevin Durant achieves NBA feat that hasn’t been done in ...2021
  • • Heat pay fitting tribute to Kobe Bryant’s 81 points with mind-boggling stat
    On Jan. 22, 2006, Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant scored 81 points against the Toronto Raptors—the second-most points in a single game to Wilt Chamberlain’s 100. On the 15th anniversary of Bryant’s insane display of offensive talent, Tim Reynolds of The Associated Press shared a statistic that may send some shivers down people’s spines, […] The post Heat pay fitting tr...2021
  • • A brief history of NBA MVPs getting traded, from Wilt Chamberlain to James Harden
    Harden is the 15th MVP to be traded after winning the award...2021
  • • Steph Curry trails only Wilt Chamberlain on Warriors’ all-time scoring list
    After suffering a broken hand last season, Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, one of the best shooters of all-time, is back and ready to lead the Warriors again. He is forging a story which will be talked about for decades, much as Wilt Chamberlain did as a Warrior. Amassing a grand total of 16,439 […] The post Steph Curry trails only Wilt Chamberlain on Warriors’ all-time scor...2020
  • Wilt Chamberlain: Career retrospective
    • Wilt Chamberlain: Career retrospective
    It's time to put our focus on the career of the legendary center who may or may not have had the greatest individual game in NBA history....2020

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Wilt Chamberlain injury and suspension

  • • Zion Williamson on pace to eclipse Wilt Chamberlain as greatest rookie scorer
    New Orleans Pelicans star rookie Zion Williamson continues to make a name for himself after missing the first several months of the season with a knee injury. Outside of Williamson making highlight-reel plays on a nightly basis, he has been a consistent force for New Orleans this season. The No. 1 overall pick has been so good that he’s on pace to eclipse the great Wilt Chamberlain as the most-pro...2020
  • • Jeff Van Gundy outraged over talk of Joel Embiid as 'all-time great'
    Jeff Van Gundy was outraged over the suggestion that Joel Embiid could be one of the all-time greats in NBA history. Embiid had 33 points and 10 rebounds in the Philadelphia 76ers’ 116-95 win over the Toronto Raptors in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals on Thursday night. He was doing everything from making threes and dunks to blocking shots. After Embiid was called for a foul on a block...2019
  • • Rajon Rondo to miss multiple weeks with broken hand
    LeBron James and the Lakers played perhaps their best game of the season on Wednesday night, dispatching the Trail Blazers as James passed Wilt Chamberlain to become the NBA’s all-time leading scorer. However, the win was marred by an injury to one of the team’s key players. As head coach Luke Walton confirmed after the game, point guard Rajon Rondo broke his right hand while attempting to make a ...2018
  • • NBA Referee Hotline Bling: Serge Ibaka can't connect
    This year, the NBA has a new hotline for players to call and speak their mind about NBA referees. They can protest ejections, clarify official rules, and ask Ken Mauer for hair care tips. It's an upgrade on the old system, where Bill Russell and Wilt Chamberlain had to communicate with the referees by telegram and smoke signals. Each week, we’ll present a look at the hotline’s responses, which are...2017
  • • Q&A: Warriors GM Bob Myers on Draymond Green, Steve Kerr, Kevin Durant and More
    2016
  • • Thursday NBA Roundup: Clippers Erasing Any Doubt They Are Among League's Best
    2016
  • • As Warriors Round into Form, Kevin Durant Can (Also) Do What He Wants
    2016
  • • Anthony Davis vs. Nuggets: Stats, Highlights and Twitter Reaction
    2016
  • • 2016 Hall of Famers Yao Ming, Allen Iverson, Shaq Transcended NBA Stardom
    2016
  • • NBA 2020: Will LeBron James Still Be the Top Wing at Decade's End?
    2016

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Wilt Chamberlain lifestyle

  • • Anthony Davis may never escape his biggest flaw
    The only negative thing to come of the emergence of this new swath of young talent is how quickly we forget the once-in-a-generation players who, for all intents and purposes, just got here. The ability to watch a Kristaps Porzingis, Joel Embiid or Giannis Antetokounmpo on any given night has allowed the idea that we can watch an Anthony Davis on any given night escape us.Davis is, at the absolute...2017
  • • 2016 Hall of Famers Yao Ming, Allen Iverson, Shaq Transcended NBA Stardom
    2016
  • • Kobe's Unforgettable Finale a Perfectly Drawn Portrait of a Unique NBA Career
    2016
  • • Think You Know What the NBA's Morris Twins Are All About? Think Again
    2016
  • • Off-Court Fight Keeps Clippers, NBA Wondering Who Blake Griffin Really Is
    2016
  • • For Championship-or-Bust Lakers, Current Drought Feels Familiar
    2015
  • • Kobe's NBA Twilight Offers Road Map, Potential Detours Facing an Aging LeBron
    2015

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Wilt Chamberlain trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • A brief history of NBA MVPs getting traded, from Wilt Chamberlain to James Harden
    Harden is the 15th MVP to be traded after winning the award...2021
  • • A look back at the 76ers trade for Wilt Chamberlain
    Here’s NBC Sports Philly with their take on what might be the best trade in 76ers team history: Connie Dierking, Paul Neumann, Lee Shaffer and cash to the San Francisco Warriors for Wilt Chamberlain: Shaffer retired shortly after the trade, while Dierking and Neumann both had some solid NBA years left. Neither player, however, was … Continue reading "A look back at the 76ers trade for ...2020
  • • Jazz exercise contract option on Donovan Mitchell
    In a 100 percent expected move, the Utah Jazz have exercised their third-year team option on guard Donovan Mitchell for the 2019-20 season. Mitchell (6-3, 215, Louisville) led all rookies last season in scoring at 20.5 points per game and total points (1,616), joining David Robinson (1989-90), Larry Bird (1979-80), Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (1969-70) and Wilt Chamberlain [...]...2018
  • • LOOK: Sixers unveil GOAT giveaway with Dr. J. Fro t-shirt
    It’s Dr. J day around Philadelphia ahead of the Sixers’ game against the Brooklyn Nets. Earlier in the day, the team unveiled a Julius Erving sculpture at its practice facility in Camden, New Jersey. It’s the sixth sculpture to go up at the facility, joining the likes of Wilt Chamberlain and Billy Cunningham.For Tuesday night’s game against Brooklyn, fans on hand inside the Wells Fargo Center will...2018
  • • Klay Thompson vs. Pacers: Stats, Highlights and Twitter Reaction
    2016
  • • Q&A: Warriors GM Bob Myers on Draymond Green, Steve Kerr, Kevin Durant and More
    2016
  • • Thursday NBA Roundup: Clippers Erasing Any Doubt They Are Among League's Best
    2016
  • • Draymond Green Injury: Updates on Warriors Star's Ankle and Return
    2016
  • • Draymond Green Injury: Updates on Warriors Star's Ankle and Return
    2016
  • • As Warriors Round into Form, Kevin Durant Can (Also) Do What He Wants
    2016

Wilt Chamberlain stats and results

  • • Stephen Curry joins Wilt Chamberlain in ultra-exclusive Warriors club
    Here’s a list of players in Golden State Warriors history who have scored at least 17,000 points: Wilt Chamberlain and Stephen Curry. That’s it. That’s the list. Curry joined Chamberlain in the exclusive list in the Warriors’ close loss to the Boston Celtics on Tuesday, 111-107. The sweet-shooting, ankle-breaking guard finished with game-highs of 38 […] The post Steph...2021
  • • Pacers star Domantas Sabonis ties Wilt Chamberlain with crazy NBA record
    Domantas Sabonis came up big once again for the Indiana Pacers. The 24-year-old All-Star notched his second triple-double of the season on Wednesday against the Charlotte Hornets, as he helped lead Indiana to a 116-106 home win. Sabonis ended the evening with an impressive line of 22 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists. The Pacers’ […] The post Pacers star Domantas Sabonis ties Wilt Cha...2021
  • • Nets star Kevin Durant achieves NBA feat that hasn’t been done in over six decades
    In his first 15 games donning the Brooklyn Nets jersey, Kevin Durant is averaging some 30 points per game, making him just the second player in NBA history to log in that stat with a new team. Per ESPN Stats & Info, Wilt Chamberlain achieved the feat in the 1959-60 season with the Philadelphia Warriors. […] The post Nets star Kevin Durant achieves NBA feat that hasn’t been done in ...2021
  • • Heat pay fitting tribute to Kobe Bryant’s 81 points with mind-boggling stat
    On Jan. 22, 2006, Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant scored 81 points against the Toronto Raptors—the second-most points in a single game to Wilt Chamberlain’s 100. On the 15th anniversary of Bryant’s insane display of offensive talent, Tim Reynolds of The Associated Press shared a statistic that may send some shivers down people’s spines, […] The post Heat pay fitting tr...2021
  • The '60 points in an NBA game' quiz
    • The '60 points in an NBA game' quiz
    In NBA history, there have been 73 regular-season games in which a player has scored 60 or more points; Wilt Chamberlain was responsible for 32 of them. So with that in mind, can you name the other players besides Wilt to accomplish this feat?...2020
  • • Who scored the most points in one game for every NBA franchise?
    A player who can get buckets seemingly at will is always a great asset, but you don’t need to be Wilt Chamberlain to have at least one big scoring day....2020
  • • Where does Wilt Chamberlain fit into the GOAT debate?
    It’s a given at this point that Wilt Chamberlain is one of the best big men to ever play the game. However, where does he actually fit into the GOAT conversation? After all, he has the accolades, the stats, and the dominance to back up his case. Nevertheless, he doesn’t seem to command the same […] The post Where does Wilt Chamberlain fit into the GOAT debate? appeared first on C...2020
  • • Damian Lillard joins Wilt Chamberlain in exclusive club after 61-point outburst
    The playoffs haven’t even started yet, but Dame Time is already alive and kicking in Orlando, Florida. Portland Trail Blazers superstar Damian Lillard put on yet another scoring clinic on Tuesday, erupting for 61 points in his team’s 134-131 victory over the Dallas Mavericks. It is Lillard’s third 60-plus point explosion in the 2019-20 NBA […] The post Damian Lillard joins ...2020
  • • Zion Williamson on pace to eclipse Wilt Chamberlain as greatest rookie scorer
    New Orleans Pelicans star rookie Zion Williamson continues to make a name for himself after missing the first several months of the season with a knee injury. Outside of Williamson making highlight-reel plays on a nightly basis, he has been a consistent force for New Orleans this season. The No. 1 overall pick has been so good that he’s on pace to eclipse the great Wilt Chamberlain as the most-pro...2020
  • • Damian Lillard joins exclusive list with second 60-point game
    Damian Lillard went nuts on Monday night leading his Portland Trail Blazers to a 129-124 overtime win over the Golden State Warriors. Lillard was great from long range and made all his free throws while scoring a franchise-record 61 points in the ballgame. This marked Lillard’s second career 60-point game (his first came in November against Brooklyn). Lillard joins Wilt Chamberlain, Kobe Bryant, M...2020

Wilt Chamberlain parents, kids, wife / husband, girlfriend / boyfriend

  • • Harlem Globetrotters legend Curly Neal dies at age 77
    The basketball world received some sad news on Thursday with reports that Harlem Globetrotters legend Fred “Curly” Neal has passed away at the age of 77, per TMZ Sports. Neal’s 22-year stint with the exhibition team included north of 6,000 games and some incredible moments in front of awe-inspired fans. Neal suited up with the Globetrotters during the height of their popularity from 1963-85, playi...2020
  • • NBA Weekend Awards: The Larry Legend Cake & The Wilt Chamberlain Trophy winners
    The third weekend of the NBA playoffs is in the books, and we've completed exactly one second-round game. That's even slower pacing than a Marvel show on Netflix. Nevertheless, we congratulate the heroes moving to the next round, and commemorate the play of those that are leaving us until the fall. Just like an NBA owner believes before he proposes to his second wife, these guys deserve a trophy. ...2017
  • • Q&A: Warriors GM Bob Myers on Draymond Green, Steve Kerr, Kevin Durant and More
    2016
  • • Thursday NBA Roundup: Clippers Erasing Any Doubt They Are Among League's Best
    2016
  • • 2016 Hall of Famers Yao Ming, Allen Iverson, Shaq Transcended NBA Stardom
    2016
  • • Dirk Nowitzki Reportedly to Re-Sign with Mavericks: Contract Details, Reaction
    2016
  • • Title-Contending Warriors of Today a Reflection of Past Teammates and Coaches
    2016
  • • Heart, Head and Wallet Destinations for NBA's Top 2016 Free Agents
    2016
  • • Kobe's Unforgettable Finale a Perfectly Drawn Portrait of a Unique NBA Career
    2016
  • • Bold Predictions for Golden State Warriors' Stretch Run
    2016

Top Wilt Chamberlain news

  • • 34% of Fans Think Current Michael Jordan Can Beat LeBron James According to Poll
    2015
  • • Carmelo Anthony Passes 20,000-Career-Point Mark vs. Charlotte Hornets
    2014
  • • LeBron James May Never Match the Feats of Michael Jordan, and That's Just Fine
    2014
  • • Lakers Announce Shaquille O'Neal Statue to Be Unveiled Next Season
    2016
  • • Warriors' Stephen Curry wins 2014-15 Kia NBA Most Valuable Player Award
    The Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry, who set a single-season record for three-pointers made and led the league's best regular-season team in scoring, assists and steals, has won the 2014-15 Kia NBA Most Valuable Player Award, the NBA announced today. The 6-3 guard becomes the second Warriors player to win the award, joining Wilt Chamberlain, who was honored in 1959-60 when the franchise playe...2015
  • • DeAndre Jordan Proving Los Angeles Clippers Do, in Fact, Have a Big 3
    2015
  • • Anthony Davis, Pelicans Agree on New Contract: Latest Details and Reaction
    2015
  • • Dirk Nowitzki Becomes 7th Player in NBA History to Score 28K Points
    2015
  • • Is Kevin Durant Bound for Golden State? Not If He Remains True to Himself
    2016
  • • James Worthy Sees Kristaps Porzingis as 'Combination of Dirk and Durant'
    2015
  • • Former NBA Player Jordan Crawford Scores 72 Points in China
    2016
  • • NBA Insider: Iceman to Klay Thompson: Nice Shooting, Kid, but Record Still Mine
    2015
  • • Charles Barkley Comments on Shaquille O'Neal, Stephen Curry, More
    2016
  • • Kobe's Unforgettable Finale a Perfectly Drawn Portrait of a Unique NBA Career
    2016

Wilt Chamberlain fantasy rankings and news

  • • The Numbers Game: 2016 NBA Finals Stats That Will Blow Your Mind
    2016
  • • Is Kevin Durant Bound for Golden State? Not If He Remains True to Himself
    2016
  • • Daily Fantasy Basketball 2015: Best NBA DFS DraftKings Lineup for April 7
    2015
  • • Daily Fantasy Basketball 2015: Best NBA DFS DraftKings Lineup for Thursday
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Wilt Chamberlain schedule, game

  • • Nikola Jokic’s Game 7 was the best passing game by a big man in NBA playoff history
    There have been many great passing big men in NBA history. Bill Russell, Wilt Chamberlain, Bill Walton, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and Arvydas Sabonis are all known for being great passers. But now, Denver Nuggets star Nikola Jokic is challenging all the aforementioned names for the title of Best Passing Big Man Ever. In Game 7 against […] The post Nikola Jokic’s Game 7 was the best passing game b...2020
  • • Damian Lillard joins Wilt Chamberlain in exclusive club after 61-point outburst
    2020
  • • If LeBron James & Kobe Bryant faced in the NBA Finals: Who wins?
    The NBA has had its share of phenomenal individual matchups. Bill Russell and Wilt Chamberlain went at it as the two colossal pioneers of the league in the 1960s. Meanwhile, Magic Johnson and Larry Bird formed one of the most dynamic rivalries (and friendships) in sports as preeminent stars for the Los Angeles Lakers and […] The post If LeBron James & Kobe Bryant faced in the NBA Finals...2020
  • • Golden State Warriors playoff history
    The Golden State Warriors have made the playoffs 35 times and won six championships in franchise history. Some of the greatest players in NBA history such as Wilt Chamberlain, Rick Barry, Chris Mullin, Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant have played for the Warriors, so it’s not a surprise to see that the organization has had […] The post Golden State Warriors playoff history appeared first...2020
  • • Nikola Jokic just joined some Hall of Fame postseason company
    Despite not really being a brand name, Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic will more than likely finish in the top five of MVP voting. The 24-year-old big man averaged 20.1 points, 10.8 rebounds and an astounding 7.3 assists per game during the regular year. With his Nuggets tied at one apiece in the conference semifinals against the Portland Trail Blazers, Jokic has now made some postseason compan...2019
  • • Can James Harden finally exorcise his playoff demons?
    James Harden just submitted one of the most impressive offensive campaigns in NBA history. He won his second straight scoring title (36.1 PPG), eight points higher than the second leading scoring scorer Paul George (28.0 PPG). He also became the sixth player ever (Michael Jordan, Wilt Chamberlain, Kobe Bryant, Elgin Baylor, Rick Barry) to average 35 points per game or higher for a single season. H...2019
  • Here are LeBron’s best shots from his seven 40-point playoff games (VIDEO)
    • Here are LeBron’s best shots from his seven 40-point playoff games (VIDEO)
    It's a higher mark than than Charles Barkley, Wilt Chamberlain, Larry Bird, Karl Malone, or Magic Johnson had during their entire careers....2018
  • Here are LeBron’s best shots from his seven 40-point playoff games (VIDEO)
    • Here are LeBron’s best shots from his seven 40-point playoff games (VIDEO)
    It's a higher mark than than Charles Barkley, Wilt Chamberlain, Larry Bird, Karl Malone, or Magic Johnson had during their entire careers....2018
  • • Joel Embiid: 76ers studied history of rivalry with Celtics
    The Philadelphia 76ers and Boston Celtics are two of the best young teams in basketball, and Joel Embiid says they are hoping to rekindle a decades-old rivalry when their playoff series begins on Monday night.Back in the 1960s, Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell used to battle it out in the postseason on an annual basis. Boston typically got the best of Philly, but Wilt’s 76ers snapped a streak of ...2018
  • • NBA Weekend Awards: Who will win The Popov Vodka Medal?
    Another weekend of NBA basketball, another Cleveland Cavaliers series win, with the Golden State Warriors not far behind them. In a way, these playoffs have been a Cinderella story — but only the first part, when all she does is sweep. Let's honor the victors, shame the defeated, and let the heroes of this weekend get their shine. Because many of them might not make it through the week. Wilt Chamb...2017

Wilt Chamberlain rumors, scandals

  • • Jeff Van Gundy outraged over talk of Joel Embiid as 'all-time great'
    2019
  • • Damian Lillard on series-clinching buzzer-beater: ‘The last word’
    Damian Lillard hit a game-winning shot for the ages on Tuesday night to propel the Portland Trail Blazers into the Western Conference semifinals. Lillard’s cutthroat, cold-blooded 37-foot buzzer-beater that sealed the Trail Blazers’ series-clinching 118-115 Game 5 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder left the NBA world utterly speechless. The Blazers hero nevertheless had plenty to say about his...2019
  • • NBA Weekend Awards: Who will win The Popov Vodka Medal?
    2017
  • • NBA Weekend Awards: Who takes home the Wilt Chamberlain Trophy?
    The second weekend of the NBA playoffs is over, and the only thing we’ve resolved is that the Indiana Pacers are going home, and David Fizdale is not a numbers guy, but he knows when things aren’t adding up. To honor the high achievers and shame the slumpers, we are presenting a set of awards. Because only one team can hoist the Larry O’Brien Trophy each year (and it’s the Warriors, come on), but ...2017
  • • As Warriors Round into Form, Kevin Durant Can (Also) Do What He Wants
    2016
  • • 2016 Hall of Famers Yao Ming, Allen Iverson, Shaq Transcended NBA Stardom
    2016
  • • The Numbers Game: 2016 NBA Finals Stats That Will Blow Your Mind
    2016
  • • Kobe's Unforgettable Finale a Perfectly Drawn Portrait of a Unique NBA Career
    2016
  • • Is Kevin Durant Bound for Golden State? Not If He Remains True to Himself
    2016
  • • Kobe Bryant's All-Star Going-Away Party Comes at Fitting Time in NBA's Evolution
    2016

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