Domantas Sabonis of the Kings on his way to the game of Wilt Chamberlain’s historic season
Always on track to keep up with Wilt’s historic NBA season appeared in the original Bay Area Sports NBC
Domantas SabonisHis first full season with the Kings was nothing short of stellar, which helps Catapult Sacramento for win 40 For the first time since 2006.
And when you look at the numbers, Sabonis is clearly in the middle of a legendary campaign.
That’s right — Sabonis is putting up Wilt Chamberlain-like numbers this season, and if he keeps up, he’ll be joining the NBA legend in an exclusive club for two. It looks very likely, as the Kings big man went on to tally 34 points and 21 rebounds on Thursday with 30 points, nine rebounds and nine assists. against the Washington Wizards Saturday evening.
During the 1961-62 season Chamberlain was averaging over 50 points per game Golden State Warriors Considered by many to be his most memorable, his 1966-67 NBA MVP campaign has yet to be replicated.
In his ninth season in the NBA and third with the Philadelphia Seventy SixersAt the time, Chamberlain averaged 24.2 rebounds, 24.1 points and 7.8 assists on 68.3 percent shooting.
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Chamberlain also won his first championship that season and was named the NBA Finals Most Valuable Player.
The same could be in store for Sabonis as royalty approaches Their first playoff appearance In 16 seasons?