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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 55 rebounds but Russell and the Celtics walked away victoriously.

Wilt Chamberlain Rebounds Record - Converse Chuck Taylor All Star

(Photo by Walter Iooss/NBAE/Getty Images)

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