December 21, 1959 | Jeremiah Tax
One-third of the way through the season, it is clear that no rookie—in any sport—has ever achieved the smashing success that Philadelphia's 7-foot-plus Wilt Chamberlain presently enjoys in professional basketball....
January 25, 1960
Wilt Chamberlain, 7 feet one inch, asked by a young fan what he should do to become a basketball star: "The first thing is become 7 feel tall."
February 15, 1960 | Mervin Hyman
While most of the nation's leading college teams were still maneuvering for conference titles, three major independents—Villanova (16-1), Dayton (16-3) and Detroit (15-3)—jumped the gun, announced that they would...
February 22, 1960 | Jeremiah Tax
As the playoffs near, success or failure for basketball's top winning teams may hang on the considerable talents of those two giant stars, Chamberlain and Russell
April 04, 1960 | Jeremiah Tax
Pro basketball's great rookie quits at the wrong time and for the wrong reasons