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08/12/1961 Wilt Chamberlain scores the 2nd highest total in the NBA


Wilt Chamberlain 1961-62 Season

Wilton Norman Chamberlain was an American basketball player who played the center position and is considered one of the most prominent and dominant players in NBA history. In 1961, in a triple overtime game versus the Los Angeles Lakers, he set a new NBA record by scoring 78 points, breaking the record of 71 previously set by Elgin Baylor.