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Chamberlain, Wilton Norman

Born: 1936 AD
Died: 1999 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Basketball Player

1936 – Born on August 21st in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. American basketball player.

1959-1960 – He was the NBA Rookie of the Year and Most Valuable Player.

         – He joined the Philadelphia Warriors.

1965-1968 – He was named as the NBA Most Valuable Player.

         – He was a member of the Philadelphia 76ers and Los Angels Lakers.

         – He led the NBA in assists and was named to the league All-Defensive team.

1978 – Chamberlain was elected to the Naismith Hall of Fame.

1979 – He was inducted in the Basketball Hall of Fame.

1984 – Starred in the film, Conan the Destroyer.

1999 – Died on October 12th in Bel-Air, California.

         – He helped found the International Volleyball Association and has sponsored several Southern California track teams.