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 Russell, … » 5/04/13 4:50pm 5/04/13 4:50pm

Wilt And Phog, Two Jayhawks Passing In The Night

Forced to retire at 70 years old, Phog Allen landed one last recruit: a tall kid out of Philadelphia named Wilt. Allen coached Chamberlain for one year, on Kansas's freshman team, but it was Dick Harp who led Chamberlain and company to the triple-overtime 1957 title game against UNC, by some tellings the greatest… » 4/02/12 6:35pm 4/02/12 6:35pm

How A Career Ends: When The Cast Came Off, My Leg Was Shriveled

Tell Me When It's Over is an interview series in which we ask former athletes about the moment they knew their playing days were over. Today: Former Tar Heel center Joe Quigg, a key member of the McGuire's Miracle team that won the 1957 national championship. » 3/19/12 6:15pm 3/19/12 6:15pm

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