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 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 10:45am 3/02/12 10:45am

Sit Back And Enjoy Watching All 39 Of Dwight Howard's Record-Breaking Free-Throw Attempts

100, 55, 20,000. Even casual basketball fans know Wilt Chamberlain's most famous records by heart. Yet the Stilt lost claim to one of his lesser-known NBA marks last night when Orlando's Dwight Howard went to the free-throw line 39 times, smashing the previous record of 34. » 1/13/12 2:30pm 1/13/12 2:30pm