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57: The Hawks’ Magic Number

Wilkins, last year’s NBA scoring champ, scored a league season-high 57 points, equaling his own career best, as the Atlanta Hawks routed Jordan and the Chicago Bulls 123 – 95 Wednesday… “They caught me in my rhythm,” Wilkins said. “I

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Wilt Chamberlain’s 55-Rebound Game

  Yesterday was the 52nd anniversary of Wilt Chamberlain grabbing 55 rebounds against the Boston Celtics. The Philadelphia Warriors’ big man in the process set the all-time record for rebounds in a single game. How Herculean was the Big Dipper’s

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Do Call It A Comeback

Editor’s Note: Originally appeared August 28, 2011 at Hardwood Paroxysm Paul Pierce’s teammates mobbed him at center court until he broke free and jumped atop the scorer’s table. Coach Jim O’Brien’s ever-present poker face disappeared, the most stoic of NBA

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