Honestly, I think it’s part ignorance and part denial. First of all, since Wilt played in the 1960s and he’s no longer around to defend himself, and most of the people who watched him play are getting too old themselves, it’s very easy for the typical Gen Z / Millenial fan to point out that:… Continue reading Why do so many casual NBA fans discredit Wilt Chamberlain because he played in a “weak” era?
This is one of the most common myths that perpetuate, that Wilt played in a weak era with 8 teams full of short white unathletic dudes and that’s why he dominated easily and dropped 50 a night. Well, I’m going to name a bunch of HoFers from his era, and tell you their best seasons.… Continue reading Debunking NBA Myths: Did Wilt play in a ‘weak’ era?
The players most likely to have a game that will translate well into today’s NBA.. Wilt Chamberlain – because he was basically Shaq with better defense and thus could dominate probably anyone today Bill Russell / Kareem Abdul-Jabbar – well we KNOW Kareem can play in the 80s because he did and was an all star up… Continue reading Which pre-1980 NBA player would be the most likely to make an All-Star game in today’s era?