Sport: Scoreboard: Mar. 9, 1962

> Against the New York Knicks in a National Basketball Association game at Hershey, Pa., the Philadelphia Warriors' towering Wilt the Stilt Chamberlain had a hot night in chocolateville. He dumped in 31 points in one quarter and 59 in a half. With teammates feeding the ball at every chance, the 7-ft. 1-in. center, overall sank 36 baskets in 63 tries, added 28 points at the foul line. His game-end total of 100 points was an N.B.A. record, and so was the 169-147 score by which the Warriors won.

> At Zakopane, Poland, East...

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