Chamberlain, Wilt

 (1936–1999) American basketball player. Chambers’s Encyclopaedia.

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  • Chamberlain, Wilt — ▪ American basketball player in full  Wilton Norman Chamberlain , byname  Wilt the Stilt  or  the Big Dipper  born August 21, 1936, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. died October 12, 1999, Los Angeles, California  professional basketball player,… …   Universalium

  • Chamberlain, Wilt(on Norman) — (21 ago. 1936, Filadelfia, Pa., EE.UU.–12 oct. 1999, Los Ángeles, Cal.). Basquetbolista estadounidense, uno de los mejores atacantes de la historia del baloncesto. Con una estatura de 2,16 m (7 pies 1 pulg.), Chamberlain jugó dos años en la… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Chamberlain, Wilt(on Norman) — born Aug. 21, 1936, Philadelphia, Pa., U.S. died Oct. 12, 1999, Los Angeles, Calif. U.S. basketball player, one of the greatest offensive players in basketball history. The 7 ft 1 in. (2.16 m) Chamberlain played two years (1956–58) for the… …   Universalium

  • Wilt Chamberlain — No. 13 Center Personal information Date of birth August 21, 1936 Place of birth …   Wikipedia

  • Wilt Chamberlain — [Wilt Chamberlain] (1936–1999) a famous US ↑basketball player. His popular name was ‘Wilt the Stilt’ because he was very tall and thin. Stilts are poles used for walking high above the ground. Chamberlain played for the University of Kansas and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chamberlain — Chamberlain, Nev|ille (1869 1940) a British politician in the ↑Conservative Party who was elected Prime Minister in 1937. Many people criticized him for his policy of appeasement towards Hitler s Germany (=agreeing to their demands) . Chamberlain …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Chamberlain — Chamberlain, Arthur Neville Chamberlain, Joseph Chamberlain, Joseph Austen Chamberlain, Owen * * * (as used in expressions) Chamberlain, (Arthur) Neville Chamberlain, Charles Joseph Chamberlain, Houston Stewart …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Wilt Chamberlain — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Chamberlain. Wilt Chamberlain …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Wilt Chamberlain — Datos personales …   Wikipedia Español

  • Wilt Chamberlain's 100-point game — Infobox basketball game game name = Wilt Chamberlain s 100 point game visitor = New York home = Philadelphia visitor total = 147 home total = 169 visitor per1 = 26 visitor per2 = 42 visitor per3 = 38 visitor per4 = 41 home per1 = 42 home per2 =… …   Wikipedia

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