Wilton Norman Chamberlain was an American basketball player who played as a center and is considered one of the greatest players in history. He played for the Philadelphia/San Francisco Warriors, the Philadelphia 76ers, and the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association. He played for the University of Kansas and also for the Harlem Globetrotters before playing in the NBA. Chamberlain stood 7 ft 1 in tall, and weighed 250 pounds as a rookie before bulking up to 275 and eventually to over 300 pounds with the Lakers. Chamberlain holds numerous NBA records in scoring, rebounding, and durability categories. He is the only player to score 100 points in a single NBA game or average more than 40 and 50 points in a season. He won seven scoring, eleven rebounding, and nine field goal percentage titles and led the league in assists once.
|Born:||August 21, 1936, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania|
|Died:||October 12, 1999, Bel Air, California|
|Listed height:||7 ft 1 in|
|Listed weight:||275 lb|
|High school:||Overbrook (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)|
|NBA draft:||1959 / Round / Pick: Territorial, Philadelphia Warriors|
|IMDb:||Wilt Chamberlain's IMDb|
About Wilt Chamberlain
Legendary NBA center who was a 13-time All-Star, 4-time MVP, and 2-time NBA Champion. He scored 100 points in a single game on March 2, 1962 while playing for the Philadelphia Warriors.
He was a rather weak child and had to miss a year of school because of pneumonia.
He was a two-time All-American during his college days at Kansas and was named the NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player in 1957.
He never married and had no intentions of fathering a child, but became famous for sleeping with thousands of women.
He had a legendary rivalry with Boston Celtics star Bill Russell.
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