Black celebrities from Ben Vereen to Wilt Chamberlain have identified themselves with Republicans and survived. But this is different.
LeBron James, Cavaliers: On Wednesday, the four-time MVP became the sixth player to record 400 regular-season games with at least 30 points, joining Michael Jordan (562), Wilt Chamberlain (515), Karl Malone (435), Kobe Bryant (431) and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (429). James needs eight points to reach 29,000 for his career. Carmelo Anthony, Thunder: Anthony needs 53 points [...]
Wilt Chamberlain's single-game scoring record isn't in jeopardy, but that doesn't mean Carmelo Anthony won't be looking to make a statement.
Lots of NBA big men are terrible at free throws. Even all-time legends like Bill Russell and Wilt Chamberlain struggled at the charity strip. There’s just something about giant hands that makes it hard to square up from 15 feet. Dwight Howard knows all about this struggle. Howard, who’s now playing for the Charlotte Hornets, […]
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Two seasons removed from his celebrated retirement, the Lakers are planning to retire Kobe Bryant’s jersey this fall. Bryant’s will be the 10th player jersey retired by the team. The others belonged to Wilt Chamberlain, Elgin Baylor, Gail Goodrich, Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Shaquille...
Kevin Durant’s story resembles another NBA legend: Wilt Chamberlain.
Anthony Rendon, Wilt Chamberlain, Darryl Sittler, Lionel Messi and Jim Furyk are among those who have turned in some of the most outstanding performances.
Westbrook became the 2nd player to log three consecutive triple-doubles in the playoffs.
Westbrook recorded his third straight triple-double of OKC's series against the Rockets
Cecil Mosenson is 87 and still going strong
We compare his season to players like Wilt Chamberlain and Oscar Robertson.
Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker became the sixth player in NBA history to score 70 points in a game, accomplishing the feat in Friday night's 130-120 loss to the Boston Celtics at TD Garden. Booker joined Wilt Chamberlain, David Robinson, David Thompson, Elgin Baylor and Kobe Bryant as players to reach 70 in one game. Show More Summary
The roll call of the exclusive club is illustrious and historic: Wilt Chamberlain, Kobe Bryant, David Robinson, Elgin Baylor, David Thompson. All managed to drop 70 points in a game at some point in their career. And now they're joined by a baby-faced guard who at 20 years and 145 days becomes the youngest to smash that barrier.
Stallworth, an all-American forward at Wichita State, helped the Knicks slow Wilt Chamberlain in the 1970 N.B.A. finals after an injury to Willis Reed.
Russell Westbrook broke a tie with Wilt Chamberlain and inched closer to Oscar Robertson when he had 33 points, 14 assists and 11 rebounds for his 32nd triple-double of the season on Saturday in leading the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 112-104 victory over the visiting Utah Jazz. Westbrook broke...
Westbrook took sole possession of second place on the list of players with the most triple-doubles in a season, behind only Oscar Robertson.
Westbrook's 32nd triple-double of the year moved him past Wilt Chamberlain.
Make it 32 as the Thunder star puts up, as DJ Khaled would say, another one
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