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NY sports history: Feb. 25, 1962

THIS DAY IN NY SPORTS HISTORY

Sunday, Feb. 25, 1962

Knicks win despite Wilt scoring 67

Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia Warriors scored 67 points but it wasn't enough as the Knicks defeated the host team, 149-135. Richie Guerin scored 50 to lead the Knicks. Chamberlain would score 100 when the teams met a week later in Hershey, Pa. The 7-1 center averaged 50.4 points and 25.7 rebounds in his third season in the NBA. Guerin averaged 29.5 points, 6.4 rebounds and 6.9 assists for the Knicks, who were 29-51 and missed the playoffs.

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