No, seriously, it really is.
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No, seriously, it really is.
By most accounts, Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell were the first two iconic NBA players whose sphere of influence registered far away from the hardwood.
<a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2013/05/this-animated-wilt-chamberlain-interview-is-the-pbs-of-taiwan-animation/wilt-chamberlain-cat" rel="attachment wp-att-112028"></a>We talk a lot about the esoteric weirdos who make those <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/tag/taiwan-animation" target="_blank">wacky Taiwanese animation videos</a> where Tim Tebow gets literally crucified and hockey fights turn into graphic dismemberments, but sometimes its nice to see actual animation, where the people involved took the time to make it clever or interesting or pretty or not full of random stabbings.
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 know it.
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 victory.
Have you ever wondered what causes people to end up with weird sexual fetishes.
Wilt Chamberlain retired following the 1972-1973 season, some 13 years before I was born.
Arnold Schwarzenegger tells a story about going out to dinner with Andre the Giant and Wilt Chamberlain in 1983.
Take a look back at one of the most dominant big men in NBA history, Wilt Chamberlain, in this video montage released on the NBA's YouTube channel today -- which would have been Wilt's 76th birthday.
This Tuesday, the Jack McCallum's Dream Team book is hitting shelves, which will probably make it the most compelling book about a sports team since The Jordan Rules.
With the table now set for the NBA Finals, as the Miami Heat will take on the Oklahoma City Thunder starting tomorrow night at 9 PM, I wanted to address a very important topic before we get all analytical on your asses.
The sports world is abuzz with the news that a Magic-Johnson fronted group broke the dang old bank in order to purchase the Dodgers for over $2 billion, which is a figure so absurd that it may as well be written like a comic strip character says cuss words.
Earlier this week, I mentioned to my grandmother the 50-year-anniversary of <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/wilt-chamberlain" target="_blank">Wilt Chamberlain's</a> 100-point game.
Sports Wilt Chamberlain to Possibly Have His Own Postage Stamp - This is the most appropriate news bit of the day, as Wilt has been sticking it to white squares since 1958.
Wilt and 16-year-old Rasheed Wallace Depending who tells the story, Wilt Chamberlain was one of two things.
The usual LeBron reporter, Justin Tinsley, will not be serving up the skinny on one of last night's more important NBA matchups, pitting Eastern Conference foes Orlando and Miami against each other.