List of Career Achievements By Wilt Chamberlain

List Of Career Achievements By Wilt Chamberlain

This article concerns the career achievements of NBA Hall-of-Famer Wilt Chamberlain, who holds numerous NBA records in scoring, rebounding and durability. Among others, he is the only player in NBA history to average both 40 & 50 points in a season, score 100 points in a single game, and grab over 2,000 rebounds in a single season. He also won 7 scoring, 9 field goal percentage, and 11 rebounding titles in addition to an assist title.

With an assortment of fadeaway jump shots, his favorite one-hand finger-roll and powerful dunks in the low post, he scored 31,419 points, grabbed 23,924 rebounds, averaging 30.07 points (second best all-time behind Michael Jordan) and 22.9 rebounds (all-time leader) and was also very durable, standing on the hardwood an average 45.8 minutes.

For his feats, Chamberlain was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1978, elected one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History in 1996, ranked #2 in SLAM Magazine's Top 50 NBA Players of all time in 2009 and #13 in ESPN list "Top North American athletes of the century". In honor of Chamberlain, his jerseys have been retired 6 times, by Overbrook High School, the University of Kansas, the Harlem Globetrotters, and the Warriors, 76ers and Lakers franchises.

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