It could potentially be that I have read/listened to way too much Bill Simmons, but I just always think that Wilt Chamberlain has been overrated as a player. He certainly belongs to be in the discussion for one of the most dominant players ever, but to call him one of the best ever I feel is a bit of a stretch. But that is a discussion for another round.
Let’s talk about this. Footage was released of Wilt Chamberlain playing for the Kansas Jayhawks in 1957. I always enjoy watching footage from previous eras to get a glimpse into how the game has changed and evolved over the years. The footage is clipped to be a Wilt the Stilt highlight reel, however some pretty good stuff overall.
Take a look and judge for yourself: