Here's Old Footage Of Wilt Chamberlain Dominating College Basketball

This video comes to us from the same good soul who gave us old footage of Bill Russell jumping over a guy. This particular highlight reel features Wilt Chamberlain's performance during the last five games of his 1957 season with the Kansas Jayhawks. It is 20 minutes of Wilt destroying his hapless opponents. » 7/15/13 1:39pm 7/15/13 1:39pm

Phil Jackson Compares Shaquille O'Neal to Wilt Chamberlain

Legendary basketball coach Phil Jackson made headlines last month when his book, Eleven Rings, was published. He compared Michael Jordan to Kobe Bryant in the book and concluded basically that Jordan was much better. This wasn't a surprise to anyone, but there was a lot of value in reading Jackson, who coached both… » 6/16/13 4:45pm 6/16/13 4:45pm

LeBron's Fourth MVP Is Pushing Him Into Ludicrous Territory

Reports are swarming that LeBron James will be named the NBA’s MVP for the fourth time in the past five seasons. Somehow this makes Derrick Rose’s 2011 MVP — the only blemish in that stretch for LeBron — seem all the more impressive, if all the more anomalous. Only four other players (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bill… » 5/04/13 4:50pm 5/04/13 4:50pm

The Eagles And Colts Were The Opening Act For Wilt Chamberlain's…

Today is the 50th anniversary of the night Wilt Chamberlain scored 100 points for the Philadelphia Warriors in a 169-147 win over the New York Knicks in Hershey, Pa. Gary Pomerantz's 2006 book, Wilt, 1962: The Night of 100 Points and the Dawn of a New Era, remains the most authoritative account of what happened, but… » 3/02/12 10:45am 3/02/12 10:45am

In Which We Channel Our Inner Roger Ebert

MSNBC is ranking the five worst movie performances by an athlete-turned actor, to which we say, is there really any need to go beyond Kazaam? Apparently there is, and so we also get Wilt Chamberlain in Conan the Destroyer, Roosevelt Grier in The Glove, Dennis Rodman in Double Team and Mitch Gaylord in American Anthem.… » 6/21/07 1:37pm 6/21/07 1:37pm