From that day on, William Felton Russell made everyone an imitator.
Around the corner from Pollack’s paper-strewn office is his staff’s work center, a lounge with overstuffed couches and a bar.
Despite Wilt’s great contributions to the 76ers as a player, his helping the club and the players to belong to the city has to be the most-important boost he gave us.
In the turbulent existence that is Wilt Chamberlain’s life, his actions have frequently been influenced by others.
That Arizin has turned into a full-fledged star is no surprise around his hometown of Philadelphia.
The Warriors were sputtering in their early games, but Chamberlain was ripping up the record book like a barracuda with a can of tuna.
Joe Fulks today is the most-feared and most highly respected marksman in basketball.
This is the saga of the $81,000 needed to refurbish the Minneapolis Armory to make it into a major league basketball playing site.
When Wilt the Stilt Chamberlain was unveiled last summer against a backdrop of the NBA stars against whom the seven-footer will play this winter, only one word described him: Fantastic.
There’s no such thing with Gotty as taking a game in stride. He’s about as comfortable and acrobatic during a game as a worm on a hot griddle, grimacing and writhing about as if in the grip of death’s throes.