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Chamberlain reaches century mark

Updated: February 24, 2002, 12:51 PM ET
By Larry Schwartz | Special to ESPN.com

March 2, 1962

In a season in which he averages 50 points, Wilt Chamberlain puts on the most dominating performance of his career when he scores the incredible total of 100 points. "It's a record I'd hate to try to break myself," says the Philadelphia Warrior center.

Perhaps more amazing than the 100 points is that Chamberlain, a notorious poor foul shooter, makes 28-of-32 free throws in the 169-147 victory over the Knicks. "I wasn't even thinking of hitting 100, but after putting ...

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