Wilt Chamberlain Rumors

James trails Dirk Nowitzki (30,808), Wilt Chamberlain (31,419), Michael Jordan (32,292), Kobe Bryant (33,643), Karl Malone (36,928) and Abdul-Jabbar (38,387). “It’s not up there in the goals I set out for myself to be in this league,” James said. “I definitely looked at the list and saw the list and seen of all the guys that have played in this league and the number of guys that have played in this league. It’s definitely a select few. It’s a select company. So in that right, it’s special. But I can honestly sit here and say that I’ve never set out to set scoring records or be a part of a scoring club.”
So folks listen when Hill makes comparisons to the all-time greats. On Saturday night, the 76ers executive advisor and founder of the Sonny Hill League compared Joel Embiid to arguably the best player ever. Hill marveled over the rotation and soft touch on the Sixers center’s shot long before he played in his first NBA game. “I said to him, ‘You’ve got a chance to be a young Wilt Chamberlain,’ ” the 81-year-old said. “I’ve never ever told that to anybody before.
As the godfather of Philadelphia hoops scene, Sonny Hill has come in contact with a lot of dominant players during his 60-plus years of involvement in basketball. So folks listen when Hill makes comparisons to the all-time greats. On Saturday night, the 76ers executive advisor and founder of the Sonny Hill League compared Joel Embiid to arguably the best player ever. Hill marveled over the rotation and soft touch on the Sixers center’s shot long before he played in his first NBA game. “I said to him, you got a chance to be a young Wilt Chamberlain,” the 81-year-old said. “I’ve never ever told that to anybody before.