The Daily Clipper - 50th Anniversary Edition

Today marks the anniversary of one of sports most heralded records ever: Wilt Chamberlain's 100 point game in Philadelphia. To commemorate the occasion, I've put together some links on today's DC. Enjoy and celebrate the BEST player to ever play the game we all love!

50th Anniversary Stories

Wilt Chamberlain's 100-point game made history, but never defined the Hall of Fame center - NBA - Yahoo! Sports
On the 50th anniversary of Wilt Chamberlain's record night, former teammates and opponents say he was embarrassed by the game. - National Basketball Association news

Sixers Obtain Piece Of Court From Wilt Chamberlain's 100-Point Game - Four For Four - SB Nation Philly
The Philadelphia 76ers have obtained a piece of the original court from Wilt Chamberlain's 100-point game 50 years ago.

NBA TV remembers Wilt Chamberlain's 100-point game with one-hour special |
On the 50th anniversary of arguably the greatest individual performance in sports history — Wilt Chamberlain's 100-point scoring night on March 2, 1962 — NBA TV will retell the story of the feat. "Wilt 100," an NBA TV original film narrated by Chamberlain's chief rival and good friend, Hall of Famer Bill Russell, debuts at 6 p.m. Friday.

Chamberlain's 100-point game hits 50-year mark -
PHILADELPHIA — Wilt Chamberlain didn't just tower over his peers, he left records that endured for decades. And for 50 years, one mighty number has stood as the Mount Everest of sport's magic numbers.

Remembering Wilt Chamberlin's 100-point miracle –
Fifty years ago today Wilt Chamberlain scored an NBA record-100 points in a 169-147 victory against the New York Knicks

Wilt Chamberlain's 100-point game still a wonder 50 years later -
Wilt Chamberlain's 100-point game for the Philadelphia Warriors against the New York Knicks on March 2, 1962 is still memorable — and unsurpassed — 50 years later. Can the mark be broken?

100 Points, One Game: A Basketball Record Turns 50 : NPR
Fifty years ago, in an unimportant game, basketball star Wilt Chamberlain reached a milestone: 100 points in one game. At the time, it didn't even merit the front page in New York newspapers. I listed to this piece on the way in this morning. Great story! I believe Wilt is the BEST ever! No question about it...

Clippers News&Notes

Clippers Podcast: 2/29 - ESPN Los Angeles
Kevin Arnovitz and Jordan Heimer discuss the Clippers' recent slump and whether defense will be the team's downfall. They're joined by's Zach Harper to talk about the Clippers' image among hard-core NBA fans. Hat tip to citizen teddie green for putting this in the fanshots.

Clippers get what they need: a win in Sacramento -

Reporting from Sacramento -- That was the kind of start to a long trip that the Clippers wanted, considering the way they had been playing.

Clippers FYI: Del Negro thinks Jordan is just getting started -

Clippers Coach Vinny Del Negro says there are plenty of ways for center DeAndre Jordan to be more productive. T.Leslie to D-League

Without Chauncey Billups, Clippers face an uncertain road -
The Clippers, 5-5 since Billups was lost for the season, begin a six-game trip that may suggest whether the team needs to make a deal before the March 15 trade deadline.

Little things add up to encouraging Clips win
Clippers produce few show-stopping plays but they dig in for scrappy victory over Kings.

Twitter / @ESPNStatsInfo: Clippers beat Kings despit ...
Clippers beat Kings despite attempting season-low 8 free throws. Elias tells us that's the fewest FT the Clips have ever had in a win.

Twitter / @ArashMarkazi: Blake Griffin and DeAndre ...
Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan have deleted their tweets in support of Clipper Darrell. Chris Paul has not.

Clippers Start New Twitter Trend #GotEm | The Sideline - AM 570 FOX SPORTS L.A.
The Sideline's blog postings.

Clipper Darrell's betrayal — of the Clippers -
The unofficial cheerleader has entertained fans and received free tickets. Now he wants to be a paid spokesman, but without following team rules, and he's made the Clippers look like the villain.

Darrell Bailey says Los Angeles Clippers asked him to refrain from using "Clipper Darrell" name - ESPN Los Angeles
Darrell Bailey, an 11-year season ticket holder who is better known as Clipper Darrell, announced on his website Wednesday that the team has asked him to refrain from using the name Clipper Darrell.

Could we soon see "Maverick Darrell"? - Los Angeles Clippers Blog - ESPN Los Angeles
Follow the $ DC!

NBA News&Notes

Charles Barkley on Michael Jordan as executive -- Not done a good job - ESPN Chicago
Michael Jordan's good friend Charles Barkley has a theory as to why the Chicago Bulls legend has largely failed as an NBA executive, and it has to do with the people around him, including those in the Charlotte Bobcats' front office.

Learning in a Sandstorm " Cavs: The Blog
This NBA season has been peculiar and underwhelming. The statistics back me up here

NBA Toronto Raptors vs. New Orleans Hornets February 29, 2012 Highlights & Recap - YouTube

Nice put back by our favorite goofy center - check the 0:54 mark

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