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NBA weekend in review: Harden channels Chamberlain

A look back at the top moments from this past weekend in the NBA, which saw James Harden tie Wilt Chamberlain's record for most points in a triple-double.        

Keeping Score: James Harden Has a Game Worthy of Wilt Chamberlain

The Houston Rockets star recorded a remarkable triple-double and had a hand in 95 of the Rockets’ 129 points Saturday — a scoring impact second only to Chamberlain.

James Harden tied Wilt Chamberlain for the most points scored in a triple-double

Harden scored 53 POINTS. FIFTY THREE. James Harden had a 53-point, 16-rebound, 17-assist triple double on Saturday. Holy s. James Harden's line tonight: 53 points (career high) 16 rebounds 17 assist (tied career high) — SB Nation NBA...Show More Summary

NBA scores 2016: Klay Thompson scores 60 points in 29 minutes in historic night for the Warriors

Thompson scored at a pace a hair short of Wilt Chamberlain’s 100-point night. If you’re looking for a glimpse into what peak Warriors basketball can be this season, look no further than Golden State’s pounding of the Indiana Pacers on...Show More Summary

Al Attles has seen history-making scoring performances

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Al Attles made all eight of his field-goal tries for 17 points during Wilt Chamberlain's 100-point game on March 2, 1962. Attles coached Rick Barry the day he scored 64 against Portland on March 26, 1974.

Al Attles has seen some history-making scoring performances

2 months agoBasketball / NBA : USAToday: NBA

Al Attles made all eight of his field-goal tries for 17 points during Wilt Chamberlain's 100-point game on March 2, 1962        

Podcast: Pastner says Tech will be ‘championship level program,’ recalls difficult times at Memphis

2 months agoSports : Jeff Schultz

Wilt Chamberlain was so paranoid during his playing days with the Philadelphia 76ers that he asked the team’s ballboy — Josh Pastner’s father — to take…

NBA legend Wilt (The Stilt) Chamberlain dies at 63 in 1999

3 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Spokesman said Wilt Chamberlain, who had been treated for an irregular heartbeat, apparently died of a heart attack.

The Football Game That Broke The Scoreboard

4 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

What is it about Pennsylvania and scoring marks that bend credulity? In March 1962, Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia Warriors scored 100 points against the New York Knicks in a game played in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Chamberlain posted...Show More Summary

Hidden Figures Film -Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer are 1960s NASA Scientists You’ve Never Heard About!

1962 is remembered for many events, The Cuban Missile Crisis, Wilt Chamberlain’s 100 point game and President John F. Kennedy’s speech at Rice University, boldly laying down the Gauntlet that the U.S. will put a man on the moon by the end of the decade. Show More Summary

Quote of the Day

When Wilt Chamberlain was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers many years ago, I was invited to the press conference. One of the reporters asked him this question. "Wilt, do you think Coach Van Breda Kolff (the Lakers' coach) can handle you? It's been said you're hard to handle." Wilt replied, "You 'handle' farm animals. Show More Summary

NBA Hall of Famer Dies — He Played 11 Seasons With the Warriors, Recorded the NBA’s First Quadruple-Double and Had a Miracle Season With the Cavaliers

A basketball legend who learned his trade under Wilt Chamberlain and became a foil for Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has died. The Washington Post reports that Nate Thurmond died July 16 in San Francisco. He was 74. Thurmond had a 14-year NBA career spanning...

Nate Thurmond, Dead at 74, Was the NBA Great They Never Told You About

6 months agoSports : The Big Lead

Nate Thurmond died Saturday at the age of 74. Because his contemporaries included Wilt Chamberlain, Bill Russell and Kareem (...)

Podcast: Malcolm Gladwell on Wilt Chamberlain and the NFL draft

A discussion of Wilt Chamberlain and why people don’t always do the thing that makes the most sense.

Title-Contending Warriors of Today a Reflection of Past Teammates and Coaches

They tower over everyone in the hallway leading to the Golden State Warriors' practice floor. Rick Barry. Sleepy Floyd. Purvis Short. Larry Smith. Wilt Chamberlain. Tim Hardaway. Manute Bol. Mitch Richmond. Chris Mullin. Nate Thurmond. Show More Summary

Basketball Open Thread

Can’t help it.  Born at Alta Bates, grew up on the Oakland/Berkeley line, always wanted Nate Thurmond to be better than Bill Russell and Wilt Chamberlain, and never got over the unfairness that he wasn’t.  And this team is such a joy to watch.   So for all that I’d wish Cleveland well against almost any […]

Pro-Player Comparisons for College Basketball's Top Stars in 2016-17

Not one of the projected stars of college basketball in 2016-17 is destined to become the next Michael Jordan or Wilt Chamberlain, but there might be a second coming of Kevin Martin, Jared Sullinger or Jeff Green in this year's crop of NBA prospects. We're not going to waste your time with crazy comparisons. Show More Summary

Jim McMillian, former Laker on historic 1972 team, dies at 68

Jim McMillian, who helped the Los Angeles Lakers to a 33-game winning streak and the 1972 NBA championship as a second-year pro playing with Wilt Chamberlain and Jerry West, has died. He was 68. He died Monday from complications of heart failure at a hospital in Winston-Salem, N.C., after being...

Dwyane Wade Passes Wilt Chamberlain on NBA's All-Time Playoff Scoring List

Miami Heat star guard Dwyane Wade needed only 12 points during Miami's 106-73 Game 7 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Sunday, but they were historic. On a free throw with six minutes, nine seconds remaining in the second quarter, Wade surpassed Wilt Chamberlain for 17th place all-time in playoff points, per ESPN on Twitter. Show More Summary

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