Wilt Chamberlain Holding Two Basketballs

(Original Caption) 6/18/1958-New York, NY- Wilt "The Stilt" Chamberlain, twice All-American at the University of Kansas, bedazzles Harlem Globetrotters' boss Abe Saperstein (R) with his basketball palming technique, after it was announced that Chamberlain had signed to play for the famous all-Negro team for a record high of $65,000 for one season. Chamberlain, who passed up his remaining year of eligibility at Kansas, becomes the draft choice of the pro Philadelphia Warriors next season.
(Original Caption) 6/18/1958-New York, NY- Wilt "The Stilt" Chamberlain, twice All-American at the University of Kansas, bedazzles Harlem Globetrotters' boss Abe Saperstein (R) with his basketball palming technique, after it was announced that Chamberlain had signed to play for the famous all-Negro team for a record high of $65,000 for one season. Chamberlain, who passed up his remaining year of eligibility at Kansas, becomes the draft choice of the pro Philadelphia Warriors next season.
Wilt Chamberlain Holding Two Basketballs
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June 18, 1959
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