Sport: Scoreboard, Apr. 4, 1960

¶ Complaining that the pros play too rough, Philadelphia's Wilt ("The Stilt") Chamberlain blurted out that he was retiring from the N.B.A. at the tender age of 23. Plainly exhausted by the season's grind, Wilt was also disheartened by his team's loss in the Eastern Division playoffs to the champion Boston Celtics. Once rested, Chamberlain will likely decide to console himself with a $100,000 salary offered by Philadelphia. Scoffed Boston's famed Bob Cousy: "Standing 6 ft. i in., it is difficult for me to feel sorry for a man 7 ft. tall."

¶ Obviously recovered from ankle trouble, Clifton S. Jones's...

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