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Wilt Chamberlain Quotes

Wilt Chamberlain was one of basketball’s most dominating and special players.

Whether he was playing for the Harlem Globetrotters, Philadelphia/San Francisco Warriors, Philadelphia 76ers or Los Angeles Lakers, he treated us all to some wonderful moments in basketball history.

Who can forget his 46 NBA records, his average of 50 points per game, or the time he went over 100 points? With his two NBA titles safely nestled away, Wilt Chamberlain will always have a special place in the history of basketball.

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Wilt Chamberlain Quotes (1-5)

  • “Everybody pulls for David, nobody roots for Goliath.”
  • “If you have ability in a certain area, why not capitalize on it and improve it and use it?”
  • “And I remember leaving my place in L.A. and – my father is a big fight fan – and I said, ‘Dad, I got a couple of days off and I’m getting ready to go to Houston to sign to fight Muhammad Ali.”
  • “He fouled out in the fourth quarter, and that’s when I really started getting points. He was no more at fault than anyone.”
  • “Meadowlark was the most sensational, awesome, incredible basketball player I’ve ever seen.”
  • Wilt Chamberlain Quotes(6-10)

  • “Bill Russell helped make my dream a better dream because when you play with the best, you know you have to play your best.”
  • “I couldn’t have come close without my teammates’ help because the Knicks didn’t want me to make 100.”
  • “The man who won’t loan money isn’t going to have many friends – or need them.”
  • “I guarantee you, if you could give me 10 points in all those seventh games against the Boston Celtics, instead of Bill Russell having 11 rings, I could’ve at least had nine or eight.”
  • “I believe that good things come to those who work.”
  • Wilt Chamberlain Quotes(11-15)

  • “We’re all fascinated by the numbers, as we were about the 100 points.”
  • “You must understand as a kid of color in those days, the Harlem Globetrotters were like being movie stars.”
  • “People say my ego is grand. I think it’s in proportion to me.”
  • “They were so clever finding ways to get me the ball. They had to do more than just give up open shots. They had to avoid fouls and pass me the ball in traffic.”
  • “Scoring 100 points is a lot, but… I maybe could have scored 140 if they had played straight-up basketball.”