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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says hack-a-player rule changes likely coming

On Nov. 30, the Los Angeles Clippers’ DeAndre Jordan went to the foul line 34 times against the Portland Trail Blazers, missing 22 free throws to tie Wilt Chamberlain’s single-game NBA record. Less than two months later, Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond did Jordan and Wilt one worse, missing 23 of his 36 free throws […]

DeAndre Jordan crazy shooting percentage continues

Clippers center DeAndre Jordan shot 70.7 percent from the field, down from 74.7 percent in December, as he takes aim at Wilt Chamberlain’s record 72.7 percent in 1972-73. Jordan, who leads the NBA in field goal percentage (71.5) for the fourth straight season, picked a good time to have his best overall month of the [...]

Harden Posts Historic Triple-Double, Makes 1,000th 3-Pointer

Houston Rockets guard James Harden had 33 points, 17 rebounds and 14 assists in Wednesday's 123-113 loss to the Detroit Pistons, becoming the first player since Wilt Chamberlain in 1968 to hit all of those statistical marks in the same...Show More Summary

81 for the Books

Michael Jordan never did it. Neither did Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the league's all-time leading scorer. Wilt Chamberlain did it... once. Kobe Bryant carved out a piece of NBA history by scoring 81 points Sunday against the Toronto Raptors, the second-highest total ever and more than enough to lead...

No. 19 Iowa State knocks off No. 1 Oklahoma 82-77

Georges Niang scored 22 points, Monte Morris added 20 and No. 19 Iowa State beat top-ranked Oklahoma 82-77, the Cyclones' first win over a No. 1 team since toppling Wilt Chamberlain's Kansas Jayhawks in 1957        

Hollywood Docket: John McTiernan Liquidation; Wilt Chamberlain Film; Bill Cosby Case File

Some new developments in entertainment and media law including Twitter's plea to save its users from spam. read more

Cold Hard Fact for Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Fact: DeAndre Jordan went 12-34 on free throws last night; 22 missed free throws ties Wilt Chamberlain's NBA record. 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 & Info, via Elias Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Historic season may be within reach for Drummond

Wilt Chamberlain. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Andre Drummond? Three names rarely mentioned in the same NBA space.

Cold Hard Fact for Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Fact: Andre Drummond is the first player with 135 points and 135 rebounds through seven team games since Wilt Chamberlain in 1970-71. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light. Source: Elias Sports Bureau, h/t ESPN Stats & Info Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Pistons' Drummond off to Historic Start Through 4 Games

Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond has 81 points and 78 rebounds through the first four games of the 2015-16 season, making him the first player since Wilt Chamberlain and Dave Cowens in 1970 to record 75 or more points and 75 orShow More Summary

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar talks gift from Wilt Chamberlain, HBO documentary

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar opens up about his life in HBO's documentary, "Kareem: Minority of One," which makes its debut on Tuesday night. The hall-of-fame center reflects on his career, faith and family dating back to his days the young, shy and awkwardly tall Lew Alcindor, through to his time with...

Did LeBron James Really Make the Right Decision Leaving the Miami Heat?

For many of the NBA's all-time greats, two words come up constantly when discussing their respective legacies: what if? What if Michael Jordan hadn't tried his hand at baseball? What if Wilt Chamberlain, Jerry West and Oscar Robertson...Show More Summary

Game Breakers: Five Moves That Won Fights They Shouldn't Have

The underdog story is the only story as far as sporting cinema goes. As Wilt Chamberlain put it: nobody cheers for Goliath. But in the real world David rarely stands a chance. And nowhere is that fact more depressing than in the sport of fist fighting. Show More Summary

Remembering Moses Malone

(Paul Mirengoff) Moses Malone died this week at the age of 60 due to cardiovascular disease. Malone ranks 5th on the list of all-time NBA rebounders and 3rd on the combined NBA/ABA list, behind only Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell....Show More Summary

"Too Late"

It is said that just as he launched lethal jump shots over Wilt Chamberlain's outstretched hand, Celtic Sam Jones would say "too late." Well, if you're not already short SPY, then it may be too late. Greece, amidst a history of black...Show More Summary

Lakers Know Okafor Can't Be Their Next Great Center At His Power Forward Size

Unfortunately for the Lakers, Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Shaquille O'Neal won't be walking through that door. Duke's Jahlil Okafor, regarded as their obvious choice at No. 2 in the draft, won't be next in their line of great centers unless he grows or the NBA shrinks. Sparing themselves any illusions, the Lakers [...]

NBA Then and Now: Would Yesterday's Legends Still Dominate Today?

Bill Russell won more rings than anyone else in the history of the Association. Wilt Chamberlain scored a stunning 100 points in a single game. Michael Jordan three-peated twice with the Chicago Bulls and typically leads off the G.O.A.T. Show More Summary

Riley Curry Is NBA Playoffs MVP

8 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

She is the Wilt Chamberlain of hijacking press conferences. Meet the cutest Playoffs MVP in NBA history.

End intentional fouling and save basketball from itself

We must rid ourselves of the hacking scourge. None of the arguments in favor of the status quo make any sense. Intentional fouling is not new. Wilt Chamberlain suffered it. A famously effective scorer and a simply atrocious free throw...Show More Summary

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