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“The thing that I remember the most about the 55 rebounds was, when the game was over, I was probably more tired than I’ve ever been in my entire life,” he added.
“I was also probably as happy as I’ve ever been because not only did it help us to win a game (editor’s note; it seems Wilt’s memory is off here), but it was against the best rebounder I ever knew of, and against the best team to ever play the game of basketball. I knew that this is what I was supposed to do if I wanted to dominate the game — was to rebound.”
“There also was something very gratifying about it; you go up there and you grab that ball and you squeeze it and say, ‘It’s mine,’” explained Chamberlain.