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Tue, 09.08.2009

Wilt Chamberlain Scores 100 Points in One Basketball Game

*On this date in 1962, Wilt Chamberlain set a National Basketball Association (NBA) scoring record of 100 points. The Philadelphia Warriors defeated the New York Knickerbockers in the game, 169-147.

The game was played in Hershey, Pennsylvania, and the combined score was an association record too. Chamberlain toppled many records with his awesome display. The 7-foot-1-inch Warrior center set a league record for field goals (36), free throws (28 of 32), most points for a quarter (31), and most points for a half (59).

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When you lie again in the street of forgetfulness smashed beyond recognition courting the dark avenue, when you wake to the alien walls that do not touch your... TO A WOMAN POET THAT I KNOW by Pinkie Gordon Lane.
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