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this day in the yesteryear: Wilt Chamberlain’s 100-Point Game (1962)

Wilt Chamberlain’s 100-Point Game (1962)

Recognized as one of the National Basketball Association’s greatest players of all time, Wilt Chamberlain led the league in scoring for 7 seasons and in rebounding 11 times, was named the NBA’s Most Valuable Player 4 times, and was elected to basketball’s Hall of Fame. However, he is perhaps best known for being the only player in league history to score 100 points in a single game—a feat he achieved while playing for the Philadelphia Warriors. How many total points were scored in that game? More… Discuss

today’s birthday: Michael Jordan (1963)

Michael Jordan (1963)

Considered by many to be the greatest basketball player of all time, Michael Jordan ended his career with a regular-season scoring average of 30.1 points per game, the highest in NBA history. He won six NBA championships, was league MVP five times, and earned two Olympic gold medals. Jordan’s mid-air acrobatics and slam dunk skills are legendary and earned him the nickname “Air Jordan.” After retiring from basketball in 1993, Jordan surprised fans by beginning a career in what sport? More… Discuss

this pressed from Globe Health + Advisor: Pumped-up or stripped-down: Which is the best shoe for running? – The Globe and Mail

Pumped-up or stripped-down: Which is the best shoe for running? – The Globe and Mail.

USA TODAY -_- Day In Celebrities and Top News

USATODAY -_- Day In Celbrities and Top News

USA TODAY -_- Day In Celebrities and Top News (click to access top news)


Bison Dele (1969)

Dele was a professional basketball player who disappeared at sea in 2002 and is believed to have been killed by his brother. Three years earlier, at age 30 and arguably at the peak of his career, Dele opted out of a $36 million contract and retired from the National Basketball Association. In 2002, he set sail on the South Pacific Ocean with his girlfriend, the boat’s captain, and his brother—the only one ever seen or heard from again. How did his brother draw further suspicion after his return? More… Discuss