Tag Archives: Wilt Chamberlain

  • This Day In Sports History (February 14th) — Wilt Chamberlain

    This Day In Sports History (February 14th) — Wilt Chamberlain

    It was on this day in 1966 that Wilt Chamberlain broke the NBA’s career scoring record, which was previously held by Bob Pettit at 20,880.  Wilt “The Stilt” would eventually finish his career with a total of 31,419 points, which currently ranks him fourth all-time. Since retiring, Chamberlain’s point total has been surpassed by only […]

  • The 20 Members of the NBA’s 60 Points Club

    The 20 Members of the NBA’s 60 Points Club

    This season, the highest point total put up in a single game is 54. That feat was achieved just last week by the Warriors’ Stephen Curry, and it was only the second 50-point game of the year—the other coming from the NBA’s leading scorer, Kevin Durant, back in January. However, while a 50-point game is […]

  • This Day In Sports History (March 2nd) – Wilt Chamberlain

    This Day In Sports History (March 2nd) – Wilt Chamberlain

    It was on this day in 1962 that Wilt Chamberlain scored an incredible 100 points in a single NBA game.  Chamberlain accomplished the feat while playing for the Philadelphia Warriors in a 169-147 win over the New York Knicks. Wilt broke five records in that game: points in a quarter with 31, points in a […]

  • 9 Sports Record Holders Every Guy Should Know

    9 Sports Record Holders Every Guy Should Know

    There’s only so much room in our feeble human minds to retain all the knowledge we come across as sports fans. So how do we decide what to keep and what to throw out? That’s easy. Listen to us at TPS. There is no shortage of athletes who merit remembering, but since you can’t keep […]

  • 6 Sports Rumors That Are Total Bullsh*t

    6 Sports Rumors That Are Total Bullsh*t

    Few things lend themselves to exaggeration and hyperbole like the world of sports. People always want to believe that their athletes are superhumans or that magical forces are at work, guiding them to victory or striking them down with injury. Well, that’s not really the case, no matter how many people believe it. And according […]