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Wilt Chamberlain Scores 57 as Warriors Dominate Lakers in Philadelphia

Oct. 20, 1961 - Wilt Chamberlain shattered 2 court records with a 57-point outburst today to lead the Philadelphia Warriors to a 122-115 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers at Philadelphia’s Convention Hall. Chamberlain’s point total exceeded his Convention Hall record of 56, and his 23 points in the second period also topped his mark of 22. Wilt also contributed 32 rebounds. The Warriors were in command throughout the game, which drew 4,688 fans.


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