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.
Nick Engvall is a sneaker enthusiast with nearly 15 years of experience in the footwear business. He has written for publications such as Complex, Sole Collector and Sneaker News. Helped companies like Eastbay, Finish Line, Foot Locker, and StockX better connect with their consumers. He’s an avid San Francisco Giants fan, Allen Iverson fan, and owns way too many sneakers for his own good.