Wilt Chamberlain

Basketball Player

Birthday August 21, 1936

Birth Sign Leo

Birthplace Philadelphia, PA

DEATH DATE Oct 12, 1999 (63)

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About

Legendary NBA center who was a 13-time All-Star, 4-time MVP, and 2-time NBA Champion. He scored 100 points in a single game on March 2, 1962 while playing for the Philadelphia Warriors

Before Fame

He was a rather weak child and had to miss a year of school because of pneumonia. 

Trivia

He was a two-time All-American during his college days at Kansas and was named the NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player in 1957. 

Family Life

He never married and had no intentions of fathering a child, but became famous for sleeping with thousands of women. 

Associated With

He had a legendary rivalry with Boston Celtics star Bill Russell