Fact: Basketball legend Wilt Chamberlain never fouled out of a game during his NBA career (14 seasons). Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
“You know, I say that you want to be treated just like everybody else in that respect — but on the other hand, ‘vive la difference!’” – Wilt Chamberlain, in a previously unheard 1992 interview, on … Continue reading ?
BlankonBlank "I think a lot of ladies found me so attractive because I was different."- - Wilt Chamberlain Original interview aired in 1992 on "Sports Innerview with Ann Liguori" Purchase the full-length conversation on DVD @ annliguori.com Executive Producer: David Gerlach Animator: Patrick Smith
Basketball star Wilt Chamberlain talks about his life in this animation by Patrick Smith. Chamberlain’s words stem from a 1992 interview with Ann Liguori. The animation is part of Blank on Blank, a PBS animated series of interviews with famous people. submitted via Laughing Squid Tips
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The nonprofit Blank On Blank has partnered with PBS to animate a series of lost or forgotten interviews. Their latest: a 1992 chat with Wilt Chamberlain. Read more...
It seems so long ago. The legendary No. 17 was moments away from being enshrined forever, raised to the rafters to join the heroes of the past. Wilt Chamberlain. Rick Barry. Nate Thurmond. They were moments away from welcoming a new member to their exclusive club. Show More Summary
LeBron James of the Miami Heat has been named NBA MVP for the fourth time in five seasons, joining the elite status of basketball legends Wilt Chamberlain, Michael Jordan, Bill Russell and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
LeBron James on Sunday is expected to win his fourth NBA most valuable player award in five years. He joins Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Michael Jordan, Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell as those who have won the trophy at least four times. However, none of the members of this distinguished club endured the extreme expectations as James. “I think [...]
There has never been a unanimous MVP in the history of the NBA. Not Wilt Chamberlain, not Bill Russell, not Shaquille O'Neal, not Michael Jordan.
The center entered Friday with 48.6% accuracy from the line, currently fifth-worst in Lakers history for players with more than 150 attempts in a season. The Lakers don't want to miss the playoffs for only the third time in their last 37 seasons.
It was on this day in 1984 that Kareem Abdul-Jabbar broke Wilt Chamberlain’s record for total career regular season points. Kareem would score his 31,420th point by hitting one of his trademark sky-hooks in a 129-115 victory over the Jazz during a game played in Las Vegas. Chamberlain’s record stood for over 18 years, as [...]
Forty-five years ago today, Martin Luther King took his final breath on the second floor balcony of Memphis’ Lorraine Motel, forever altering the scope of history as we’ve come to [...]
Dwight Howard remains the tentative missing link between Los Angeles Lakers' big men throughout, to which he can be compared in various aspects. Howard comes in line following George Mikan, Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Shaquille O'Neal and sure, even Pau Gasol to a certain extent as the next big man to carry the Lakers into the future. Show More Summary
Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson and Wilt Chamberlain are names of stars that people will never forget, but what about some of the names of NBA stars that we shouldn’t have forgotten? The names of players like an Elgin Baylor, Alex English or even a Mitch Richmond fall into the category. Show More Summary
Shaquille O'Neal will have his jersey number retired Tuesday, joining those of George Mikan, Wilt Chamberlain and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in Staples Center rafters. If Shaquille O'Neal needed a nickname on his first day as a Laker, it could have been the Big Worrywart.
Kobe Bryant has gone back and forth so many different times on when he will finally decide to retire. He just passed Wilt Chamberlain the other night for 4th all-time in scoring and next on that list is Michael Jordan, of course. You absolutely know he wants to pass Michael but will that be as [...]
It’s been a tough and trying year for future NBA 1st ballot Hall of Famer Kobe Bryant as he has gone through his share of Dwight Howard drama, continuous coaching changes, and injuries to not only himself, but teammates Pau Gasol, Howard, and Steve Nash. Last night, playing on essentially one leg, Bryant came within [...]
Last night in Sacramento, Kobe Bryant shot his way past Wilt Chamberlain for fourth all-time on the NBA’s scoring rankings in what proved to be an extremely important 103-98 Lakers [...] The post PoV: The Black Mamba & The Big Dipper appeared first on The Smoking Section.