Month: November 2014

Wilt Chamberlain Rebounds Record - Converse Chuck Taylor All Star

Wilt Chamberlain Grabs a Record 55 Rebounds

Wilt Chamberlain may be known for his scoring records (and his women), but on November 24th, 1960, he laced up his Converse Chuck Taylor All Stars and seemed to have a different purpose. That purpose was to beat Hall of Fame Boston Celtics center, Bill Russell, on the boards. Wilt came through with a record …

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Elgin Baylor Scores 71 Points Against the New York Knicks

Elgin Baylor Scores 71 for the Lakers

Only five¬†players in NBA history have scored 70 or more points. Wilt Chamberlain, Kobe Bryant, David Thompson, David Robinson and Elgin Baylor. On November 15th, 1960, Lakers superstar Elgin Baylor scored 71 against the New York Knicks. At the time, it was the most points ever scored in an NBA game. Baylor’s 71 came on …

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Jamal Mashburn, Jason Kidd, and Jim Jackson (Photo Credit: Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)

Jim Jackson Turns 44

Ohio native Jim Jackson was the #4 pick in the 1992 NBA Draft for the Dallas Mavericks teaming up with both Jason Kidd and Jamal Mashburn to make up the “Three J’s.” The team never lived up to their potential and never making the Playoffs, along with a feud with Jason Kid, after 5 seasons …

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Under Armour Double Nickel Prototype II - Brandon Jennings

Brandon Jennings Drops 55 in the Under Armour Prototype II

November 14th, 2009, Brandon Jennings, then with the Milwaukee Bucks, drops 55 points on the Golden State Warriors. To put this into perspective, only three rookies in NBA history have scored more points in a game (Wilt Chamberlain 58 – twice, Rick Barry 57, Earl “The Pearl” Monroe 56). Jennings had been rolling with Under …

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