Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will never forget his first encounter with Wilt Chamberlain - "I felt tiny next to him, and that was not a feeling I was used to"
Kareem explains how impactful his first meeting with Wilt was because of an unusual compliment he received from him
“No, sir, I was too tall” — how Elgin Baylor's height got him in trouble while serving in the military
Elgin Baylor was one inch shorter than the maximum height limit of the military.
“When people talk about lifetime stats, they don't add in the ABA years” — Julius Erving on all-time records
Dr. J made a great point when he explained why his name is not mentioned on the all-time stats lists.
"The pilot didn't say anything" — Elgin Baylor on how the Lakers plane nearly crashed
The windshield wipers were stuck, so the pilots had no choice but to open the cockpit windows and brush off the snow.
The sad story of Reggie Harding -- the first player to skip college straight for the NBA
Reggie Harding's talent was evident but didn't have the discipline to make it far in the NBA.
"Why lie to me? I don’t lie to you" -- Jerry West on how he almost left the Lakers "over a contractual thing"
Jerry West reveals a contract disagreement almost made him leave the Los Angeles Lakers during his prime
“He missed one that would have won it for us” — Jerry West reveals the NBA championship game that still keeps him up at night
60 years later, West still thinks about this game before he goes to sleep.
“As trophies are concerned, that was the highlight of my career.” — the heartwarming story behind Bill Russell's favorite trophy
The NBA will retire the No. 6 league-wide honoring Bill Russell. The story of his favorite trophy makes it clear why he's the first person ever to receive that honor.
How Wilt Chamberlain potentially lost $500 million after the death of Ike Richman
Wilt and Ike Richman allegedly had a deal in place that would make The Big Dipper a part-owner of the 76ers
How Bill Russell's forgotten protest changed America
The NBA once held a policy that inhibited its teams from having more than three black players on one team. This was later changed to four. The fear was that the paying public would find a team ‘too black’.
How Bill Russell used “The Art Of War” to beat Wilt Chamberlain
Kobe revealed the trick Russell pulled on Chamberlain
The story behind Wilt Chamberlain's favorite nickname
Most people don't know the real story behind the only nickname Wilt approved of
Wilt Chamberlain once accidentally punched his teammate: "The Stilt’s punches are even less accurate than his free-throw shooting"
During the 1960 Playoff series against Bill Russell's Boston Celtics, Wilt Chamberlain lost his cool and swung at an opposing player. He ended up hitting his teammate instead.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar recalls the first meeting with Bruce Lee: "The impact rocked me backward a few feet, readjusted my spine"
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will never forget the first time he met Bruce Lee and his wife Linda.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will never forget the most unusual way he met Muhammad Ali: "He was doing sleight-of-hand illusions for fans"
Kareem details what the first meeting between him and Muhammad Ali looked like in California
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar shares what made Wilt Chamberlain's apartment in New York the 'ultimate bachelor pad'
A young Kareem got a taste of Wilt's lifestyle when he got the opportunity to see his New York apartment, that he described as "the ultimate bachelor pad"