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Wilt sets another scoring record with 73 points

Updated: January 7, 2002, 10:53 AM ET
By Larry Schwartz | Special to ESPN.com

Jan. 13, 1962

Wilt Chamberlain already has scored 78 points in a game, but that came in a triple-overtime contest last month. Tonight, the Philadelphia Warriors center scores 73, the most ever in a regulation NBA game.

He hits 29 field goals and 15 free throws in the Warriors' 135-117 victory over the Chicago Packers before 3,516 fans in Philadelphia. The Stilt scores 14 points in the first period, 19 in the second, 17 in the third and 23 in the fourth.

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