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Is Wilt Chamberlain better than Shaq?

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Parker Braun

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== == There is no doubt that Shaq would outmuscle Wilt. Shaq weighs much more, and would easily outmuscle anyone. No one in the history of the NBA has stood their ground against Shaq, and no one ever will. If he faced Wilt, there might be a little opposition, but Shaq would still overpower him.

Yes Shaq dominated in a lot tougher era of Basketball, and with a lot bigger people. Wilt's only competition was bill russell(a great player) who was only 6-9. Shaq played against David Robinson, Patrick Ewing, Hakeem Olajuwan, Tim Duncan, and still dominated. Shaq is plain and simple to strong. Nate Thurmond, Walt Bellamy, Wes Unseld, Bob Lanier, Wayne Embry, Kareem, and a few others might dispute that Wilt's only competition was Russell. ANSWER: Not only did Wilt play against some great players, he played against them MORE OFTEN than Shaq because there were fewer teams then. Wilt bench-pressed over 400 pounds with a minimum of weight-lifting. Former team-mate Tommy Hawkins called Wilt the strongest man on Earth. On the night Shaq scored 61 points he did so at will to show his greatness. HOWEVER, he could go no higher becasue he petered out. ONLY Wilt had the incredible strength and STAMINA to take 63 shots in a game and score 100 points.

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Well Wilt was more athletic more domiant 50 vertical 600 pound bench press and wilts era was harder to domiant because the couldnt push in the post but shaq abused the power s wilt is bettero

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