Wilt Chamberlain Hits 36 Field Goals & 28 Free Throws & Elgin Baylor Scores 71

March 2, 1962 – In the days when there was no three-point shot, Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia Warriors, a true behemoth, scored  an eye-popping 100 points on 36 field goals and 28 free throws against the New York Knicks.  On November 11, 1960, Los Angeles Lakers forward Elgin Baylor poured in 71 points against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden.  Baylor was unstoppable, displaying a variety of uncanny moves to the hoop and a deadly jumper.  Baylor was Rookie of the Year in 1959, and he was selected to the NBA all-star team 10 times.  He averaged 27.4 points per game during his illustrious career.

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