Wilt Chamberlain's Impact On The NBA

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One arena filled to the brim of screaming fans awaiting the victory of their team. The crowd goes silent as they are being informed that a record had just been broken by Wilt Chamberlain. This was during one of Wilt Chamberlain’s best NBA seasons, but in order to get their he had to work hard. Although in order to truly understand how good Wilt Chamberlain actually was you first need to know Wilt Chamberlain’s early life, NBA career, and his impact on the NBA, twenty six years earlier.
Wilt’s early life had just begun. The soon to be basketball legend was born on August twenty first in 1936. Seventeen years later in 1953 Wilt was averaging thirty one points a game during his high school career. When he left high school Wilt measured at seven

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