How do you judge an athlete’s true worth? Go beyond the stats to look at what they’ve really accomplished.
As far as the Washington Kastles are concerned, a place in sports lore long associated with Wilt Chamberlain, Jerry West and Co. now belongs to Martina Hingis, Leander Paes and the streamroller of a team that dominates World TeamTennis.
Kobe Bryant becomes the fifth player in NBA history to reach the 30,000-point milestone Wednesday night against the soon-to-be- New Orleans Pelicans.
The Big Dipper was larger than life. His size, his statistics, even his voracious appetite for running up big numbers off the court. Wilt Chamberlain didn’t just tower over his peers, he left records that endured for decades.
Dwight Howard broke Wilt Chamberlain’s nearly 50-year-old NBA record for most free throw attempts in a game, making 21 of 39 in the Orlando Magic’s 117-109 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Thursday night.