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August 21, 1936 - October 12, 1999
Bel Aire, California
| Age 63
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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"I met Wilt in 1972, when he came to see me perform in a nightclub in the San Fernando Valley. He invited me to the grand opening of his FABULOUS new house, and we became ..."
"I met Wilt when I lived in Venice Beach CA., in the early 1970's and played racket tennis with him, 1 time only, as he completely covered the entire court, without moving! I was 5'8" ..."
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