List of Career Achievements By Wilt Chamberlain - Accolades

Accolades

In addition to his many statistical accomplishments, Chamberlain also had a successful career. He is a two-time NBA Champion (1967, 1972) and a six-time NBA Finalist (1964, '67, '69-'70, '72-'73), was voted NBA MVP 4 times (1959-60, 1965-66, 1966-67, 1967-68 seasons) and NBA Finals MVP once (1972), was elected to 7 All-NBA First Teams (1960-'62, '64, '66-'68) and 3 All-NBA Second Teams ('63, '65, '72) and is with Wes Unseld one of two players to have won the Rookie of the Year and the MVP awards in the same year. In addition, he was voted NBA All-Star Game MVP 1960 and also made two All-Defensive First Teams (1972, '73).

  • Rookie of the Year (1959-60 season)
  • NBA All-Star Game MVP 1960
  • 4x MVP (1959-60, 1965-66, 1966-67, 1967-68 seasons)
  • 7x All-NBA First Team (1960-'62, '64, '66-'68)
  • 3x All-NBA Second Team ('63, '65, '72)
  • 2x NBA champion (1967, '72)
  • 1x Finals MVP (1972)
  • 2x All-Defensive First Team (1972-'73)
  • Inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame (1978)
  • One of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History (1996).
  • Chamberlain ranked #2 in SLAM Magazine's Top 50 NBA Players of All-Time in 2009.
  • Chamberlain ranked #13 in ESPN list of top athletes of the 20th century

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