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Tim Duncan Delivers Finals Performance Unseen Since Wilt Chamberlain in 1972

The heat certainly didn't bother Tim Duncan during Game 1 of the 2014 NBA Finals. Then again, neither did the Miami Heat. While sweating profusely as the air conditioning in the AT&T Center failed to work, the future Hall of Famer recorded 21 points, 10 rebounds and three assists while shooting 9-of-10 from the field. Show More Summary

The Lonely Island and Pharrell Williams Sing About Giving ‘Hugs’ in New ‘Saturday Night Live’ Digital Short

3 months agoOdd : Laughing Squid

“Hugged so many ladies, arms shaky and sht. Cause I’m the Wilt Chamberlain of the upper body grip.” Andy Samberg hosted Saturday Night Live over the weekend and made sure to bring the funny. For the season finale, Andy and The Lonely Island comedy troupe teamed up with Pharrell Williams in the new digital short [...]

Cold Hard Fact for Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Fact: Kevin Durant, Michael Jordan and Wilt Chamberlain are the only players to lead the league in total points in five straight seasons. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light. Source: ESPN Stats and Info Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Everything is Relative

4 months agoOdd : Off Stuff Magazine

For every big guy there is an even bigger guy … 1. Arnold Schwarzenegger, height – 188 cm 2. Arnold Schwarzenegger next to Andre the Giant (French wrestler and actor, 224 cm) and Wilt Chamberlain (American basketball player, 216 cm) 3. Vin Diesel – 180 cm 4. Vin Diesel next to Dwayne Johnson (193 cm) 5. Dwayne Johnson next […]

Cold Hard Fact for Thursday, April 17, 2014

Fact: Kevin Durant joins Wilt Chamberlain and Michael Jordan as the only players to lead the NBA in points in five straight seasons. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light. Source: ESPN Stats and Info Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

This Larger Than Life High School Athlete Makes Basketball Look Easy

Wilt Chamberlain, Shaquille O? Neal, and David Robinson were all remembered in their day for being tall prominent athletes in basketball. Currently there?s a kid in high school ball that towers over them! In fact the only professional NBA star to match the height of high schooler Tacko ?Taco? Fall is Yao Ming at 7?5.Click To Continue Reading

Warriors' Steph Curry Records His 4th Triple-Double of 2013-14 Season

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry recorded his fourth triple-double of the season in Friday's 112-95 win over the Los Angeles Lakers, becoming the first Warriors player since Wilt Chamberlain in 1963-64 with four or more triple-doubles...Show More Summary

Is Wilt Chamberlain's 100-Point Game Overhyped?

Quick. Without looking it up, tell me whom the Philadelphia Warriors were playing against 52 years ago when Wilt Chamberlain dropped an NBA-record 100 points. If that's not enough of a challenge, go ahead and name at least two players...Show More Summary

Could Any Current NBA Center Handle Wilt Chamberlain?

It is my humble opinion that Wilt Chamberlain was the greatest basketball player to ever set foot on the hardwood, although that opinion seems to be in the vast minority these days. Regardless of where you put The Big Dipper in the NBA...Show More Summary

Cold Hard Fact for Saturday, January 18, 2014

Fact: After his 54-point performance, Kevin Durant now has three consecutive seasons with a 50-point game. Only Wilt Chamberlain (five) and Michael Jordan (four) have more. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light. Source: ESPN Stats and Info Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Wilt Chamberlain 100-Point Game Footage Might Exist

Footage of Wilt Chamberlain’s historic 100-point game might exist, according to the head basketball coach of the University of Memphis. Josh Pastner teased that his father helped to video Chamberlain’s single-game scoring record effort for the Philadelphia Warriors against the New York Knicks on March 2, 1962. Show More Summary

Video Footage of Wilt Chamberlain Scoring 100 Points Might Exist

7 months agoSports : The Big Lead

The most interesting basketball passage written this weekend? It involves Josh Pastner, Wilt Chamberlain and the possibility of (...)

Film of Wilt Chamberlain's 100-Point Game Might Exist, Says Josh Pastner

Josh Pastner, the head basketball coach of the University of Memphis, opened up Pandora’s box in a recent interview by saying that a reel-to-reel tape of NBA legend Wilt Chamberlain’s historic 100-point game might exist, among otherShow More Summary

Former Cincinnati Royals standout Dierking dies at 77

Connie Dierking, a longtime NBA player who was part of the trade that brought Wilt Chamberlain to Philadelphia, has died. He was 77.

NFL morning after: Peyton’s place in history

The list of players who have won at least five MVP awards in the major sports reads like a who’s who of the greatest athletes in history. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Wilt Chamberlain and Michael Jordan in the NBA. Gordie Howe and Wayne Gretzky in the NHL. Barry Bonds (perhaps with an asterisk) in Major League Baseball.…

A Moral Philosophy Final Exam Question: What Rights Does Robert Nozick Have?: Invisible College Weblogging

A correspondent asks me to answer the following: >In the early 1970s, Harvard Philosophy Professor Robert Nozick came up with his "Wilt Chamberlain" argument: whatever you think is the just distribution of wealth, if, starting from that...Show More Summary

Pau Gasol Has Earned Place in LA Lakers Pantheon for Many Reasons

Magic Johnson. Kobe Bryant. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Wilt Chamberlain. Elgin Baylor. George Mikan. Shaquille O'Neal. The list of legends who have played for the Los Angeles Lakers just goes on and on...and on and on. But that doesn't stop...Show More Summary

Maher: ‘Wilt Chamberlain Had Sex With More People Than Signed Up For ObamaCare’

Has Barack Obama lost Bill Maher? On HBO’s Real Time Friday, the Obama campaign donor’s opening monologue skewered the disastrous rollout of the President’s signature legislative accomplishment including a joke about Wilt Chamberla....

Ranking the 10 Best MVP Seasons in NBA History

The NBA MVP award has been given to the league's most valuable player since the season 1955-56. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar leads the MVP count with six. Michael Jordan and Wilt Chamberlain each earned this honor five times throughout theirShow More Summary

Cold Hard Fact for Friday, November 15, 2013

Fact: When Wilt Chamberlain became the first NBA player to earn $100,000 in salary in 1965, his longtime rival Bill Russell demanded that his own salary be raised to $100,001. His salary was immediately raised. Bleacher Report will be...Show More Summary

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