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 4:45pm6/16/13 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 4:50pm5/04/13 4:50pm

The Eagles And Colts Were The Opening Act For Wilt Chamberlain's 100-Point Game

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 10:45am3/02/12 10:45am