WATCH: Chamberlain blocks two Abdul-Jabbar’s skyhooks in a row

kareem-vs-wiltWhen Kareem Abdul-Jabbar joined the Milwaukee Bucks fresh out of UCLA, he quickly established himself as the best center in the league.

Kareem’s trademark skyhook is often called a move that cannot be blocked.

Well, there was once a guy named Wilt Chamberlain, who could block a skyhook of Kareem’s. Not once, but twice, as is shown in a short video below.

Abdul-Jabbar once said: “Wilt demanded my best, and I gave it to him with a vengeance”.

Well, here veteran Chamberlain (LA Lakers) shows young Kareem (Milwaukee Bucks) that he was still dominant in the end of his career, still demanding Abdul-Jabbar’s best.


Chamberlain holds numerous NBA all-time records in scoring, rebounding and durability categories. He is the only player to score 100 points in a single NBA game or average more than 40 and 50 points in a season. He also won seven scoring, nine field goal percentage, and eleven rebounding titles, and once even led the league in assists.

Chamberlain is the only player in the NBA to average 48.5 minutes per game, while according to the official NBA rules, a game lasts only 48 minutes.

Chamberlain is the only player in NBA history to average at least 30 points and 20 rebounds per game in a season, a feat he accomplished nine times. He is also the only player to average at least 30 points and 20 rebounds per game over the entire course of his NBA career.

Throughout his career, Chamberlain played for Philadelphia/San Francisco Warriors, the Philadelphia 76ers and the Los Angeles Lakers. Prior to entering the NBA, Chamberlain player for the University of Kansas and then for the Harlem Globetrotters.

He won two NBA championships, in 1967 and in 1972, with Philadelphia and LA Lakers respectively. Chamberlain was a 13-time NBA All-Star, and got inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1978. In 1996, Chamberlain got selected as one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History of 1996.


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