Today’s TBT sports blog remembers Wilt Chamberlain – one of the most iconic athletes of all-time – in any sport. Few athletes so totally dominate a sport that their professional league must enact rule changes to make the games fair … Continue reading
While enjoying a restful Labor Day Weekend flipping channels from the comfort of my couch, I stumbled upon the terrific March 2012 NBA TV doc Wilt 100 about the late Wilt Chamberlain.
Immediately, the diehard basketball fan in me became restless on a weekend devoted to rest. I thought it sacrilegious that I had never watched the tale until today.
Therefore, I dedicated the remainder of the early afternoon captivated by a film that chronicled Wilt Chamberlain’s historic night in Hershey, PA when he set the NBA scoring record by totaling an incredible 100 points.Continue reading
As a basketball purist, I’m not thrilled by the NBA’s recent promotional campaign to add player nicknames to the back of their uniforms for specific games.
For a professional league that has always marketed in a BIG way, last night’s cheeky commercialism was small minded.
The NBA has always fostered a team game reliant on the collective efforts of brilliant individual performers.Continue reading