One of the most dominant players in history, Wilt Chamberlain played in the NBA for 14 seasons. He is fourth all-time in total points, first all-time in total rebounds, and the only player in history to score 100 points in a game.
Wilt Chamberlain is shown as a member of the Harlem Globetrotters' basketball team. (June 17, 1958)
Wilt Chamberlain is shown as a member of the Harlme Globetrotters. (1959)
Wilt Chamberlain shown with the Harlem Globetrotters. (1959)
Wilt Chamberlain, of the Philadelphia Warriors, shoots over Boston defenders in Philadelphia. (March 1960)
Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia Warriors holds a sign reading "100" in the dressing room in Hershey, Pa., after he scored 100 points as the Warriors defeated the New York Knickerbockers 169-147. (March 2, 1962)
Wilt Chamberlain after the Lakers lost a series to the Knicks. (May 8, 1970)
Gail Goodrich (left) (No. 11) of the Los Angeles Lakers moves in for a second period field goal despite tangling his neck with elbow of Wilt Chamberlain (right) of the Philadelphia 76ers. (Feb. 10, 1976)
Wilt Chamberlain smiles after scoring his 4,031st point of the season in a Philadelphia Warriors-Chicago Packers game. The total was a new record. (March 15, 1962)
Wilt Chamberlain (13) of the Philadelphia Warriors, is congratulated by teammates and fans who rushed onto the floor in Hershey, Pa., after Chamberlain scored his 100th points for an NBA record. (March 2, 1962)
Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell in an undated file photo.
Undated file photo of Wilt Chamberlain.
Basketball great Wilt Chamberlain tugs on his ear during a news conference in Cherry Hill, N.J. (Jan. 29, 1991)
Former NBA rivals Bill Russell, right, of the Boston Celtics and Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia 76ers laugh as they recall their glory days during a tribute to Russell at the FleetCenter in Boston. (May 26, 1999)