Wilt Week: Day 2

Wilt Chamberlain's 100-point game was the last of the six he played in his career in Hershey, Pa.

In his first three seasons, the Warriors played there twice a year — once right around Christmas time and once just before the end of the season. They then moved to San Francisco. When he returned to Philadelphia midway through the 1964-65 season to play with the 76ers, they were not playing any of their neutral games in Hershey.

All in all, they should have. The big guy, a 51% career free throw shooter, shot 71% in Hershey. Even if you discount the 28-for-32 in his 100-pointer, we was a 65% FT shooter there.

And, oh yeah, he averaged 57.2 points per game in those games.

Wilt's six games in Hershey: 

 Date  Opponent  Result     FGM  FT-A  Pts. 
 Dec. 25, 1959  Syracuse Nationals  W 129-121 15  15-24  45 
 March 4, 1960  New York Knicks  W 136-134 (ot)    19  4-  8  42 
 Dec. 30, 1960  Cincinnati Royals  L  130-136 20  9-14  49 
 March 3, 1961  Syracuse Nationals  W 123-116 17  13-17  47 
 Dec.29, 1961  Los Angeles Lakers      W 123-118 24  12-19    60 
 March 2, 1962      New York Knicks  W 169-147 36  28-32  100 
    Totals      (5-1) 131  81-114  343 
          (71.1%)     (57.2) 

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