On November 24, 1960, Wilt Chamberlain set the NBA record for most rebounds in a game. Wilt the Stilt had 55 rebounds in that game!
This is just one of many records Chamberlain set during his NBA career. He actually has six of the 10 best rebounding games in the history of the league!
Check out this list of the best rebounding games in NBA history (all by Chamberlain and Celtics legend Bill Russell):
|Wilt Chamberlain||Philadelphia Warriors||55||Nov. 24, 1960|
|Bill Russell||Boston Celtics||51||Feb. 5, 1960|
|Bill Russell||Boston Celtics||49||Nov. 16, 1957|
|Bill Russell||Boston Celtics||49||Mar. 11, 1965|
|Wilt Chamberlain||Philadelphia Warriors||45||Feb. 6, 1960|
|Wilt Chamberlain||Philadelphia Warriors||45||Jan. 21, 1961|
|Wilt Chamberlain||Philadelphia Warriors||43||Nov. 10, 1959|
|Wilt Chamberlain||Philadelphia Warriors||43||Dec. 8, 1961|
|Bill Russell||Boston Celtics||43||Jan. 20, 1963|
|Wilt Chamberlain||Philadelphia 76ers||43||Mar. 6, 1965|
And even though it’s been more than 50 years since Wilt’s huge game, rebounding is still a big part of the game today.
Take a look at what some current NBA superstars had to say about rebounding and boxing out right here.