Death of Wilt Chamberlain

August 21, 1936 - October 12, 1999
Bel Aire, California | Age 63

Basketball legend Wilt Chamberlain dies at 63
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Wilt Chamberlain, one of the most dominant players in the history of basketball and the only player to score 100 points in an NBA game, died Tuesday at 63, a Los Angeles Lakers spokesman said.

Chamberlain's body was found by authorities who were called to his Bel-Air home shortly after noon PDT. A fire department spokesman said Chamberlain might have had a heart attack.

Known as "Wilt the Stilt" and "The Big Dipper," the 7-foot-1 Chamberlain dominated the NBA from 1959...

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