Wilt Chamberlain

NBA Legend Wilt Chamberlain Full Name: Wilt Chamberlain
Nationality: American

Profession: NBA Legend
Why Famous: Played center for the Philadelphia/San Francisco Warriors, the Philadelphia 76ers and the Los Angeles Lakers of the NBA, and is widely considered one of the greatest and most dominant players in NBA history. He is the only player to score 100 points in a single game, and he won two NBA Championships and four MVP awards.

Born: August 21, 1936
Star Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Died: October 12, 1999 (aged 63)
Cause of Death: Congestive heart failure

Historical Events in the Life of Wilt Chamberlain

  • 1956-12-03 Wilt Chamberlain's 1st collegiate basketball game (scores 52)
  • 1960-03-14 Wilt Chamberlain (Philadelphia) sets NBA playoff record of 53 points
  • 1960-11-24 Wilt Chamberlain pulls down 55 rebounds in a game (NBA record)
  • 1961-03-09 Wilt Chamberlain of NBA Philadelphia Warriors scores 67 points vs NY Knicks
  • 1961-12-08 Wilt Chamberlain scores the 2nd highest total in the NBA - 78
  • 1961-12-18 Wilt Chamberlain of NBA Philadelphia Warriors scores 78 points vs LA
  • 1962-01-13 Wilt Chamberlain of Warriors scores then NBA-record 73 pts vs Chicago
  • 1962-02-17 Wilt Chamberlain of NBA Philadelphia Warriors scores 67 points vs St Louis Hawks
  • 1962-02-22 Wilt Chamberlain sets NBA record with 34 free throw attempts
  • 1962-02-25 Wilt Chamberlain of NBA Philadelphia Warriors scores 67 points vs NY Knicks for the second year in a row
  • 1962-03-02 Wilt Chamberlain scores incredible 100 points in an NBA game
  • 1962-03-15 Wilt Chamberlain is 1st to score 4,000 pts in an NBA season
  • 1962-11-03 Wilt Chamberlain of NBA SF Warriors scores 72 points vs LA Lakers
  • 1962-11-16 Wilt Chamberlain of NBA SF Warriors scores 73 points vs NY Knicks
  • 1963-01-17 Wilt Chamberlain of NBA SF Warriors scores 67 points vs LA
  • 1963-03-10 Wilt Chamberlain of NBA SF Warriors scores 70 points vs Syracuse
  • 1965-01-23 Boston Celtic center Bill Russell misses all 14 shots in loss to Philadelphia Warriors led by Wilt Chamberlain
  • 1966-02-14 Wilt Chamberlain breaks NBA career scoring record at 20,884 points
  • 1967-02-28 Wilt Chamberlain sinks NBA record 35th consecutive field goal
  • 1967-04-05 '76er Wilt Chamberlain sets NBA record of 41 rebounds
  • 1967-12-01 Wilt Chamberlain set NBA record of 22 free throws misses
  • 1967-12-16 Wilt Chamberlain of NBA Philadelphia 76ers scores 68 points vs Chicago
  • 1968-02-23 Wilt Chamberlain becomes 1st NBAer to score 25,000 points
  • 1968-07-05 Philadelphia 76'ers trade Wilt Chamberlain to LA Lakers
  • 1972-02-16 Wilt Chamberlain hit 30,000 point mark during a game with Phoenix Suns
  • 1972-03-01 Wilt Chamberlain is 1st NBA player to score 30,000 points
  • 1972-03-28 Wilt Chamberlain plays his last pro basketball game
  • 1973-09-26 Wilt Chamberlain signs with ABA San Diego Conquistadors
  • 1984-04-05 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar breaks Wilt Chamberlain's all-time career scoring record of 31,419 points (31,421)
  • 1991-03-18 Philadelphia '76ers retires Wilt Chamberlain's #13 jersey

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