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Old 09-05-2007, 09:10 AM   #1
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Default FBI File on Wilt Chamberlin- Gambling on nba games

http://foia.fbi.gov/wchamberlain/chamberlain_w.pdf

He's deceased so why is this being released now ?

Somebody is trying to bury the NBA's credibility for sure
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Old 09-05-2007, 10:07 AM   #2
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Default Re: FBI File on Wilt Chamberlin- Gambling on nba games

Random guy: "Wilt, there's no way you get 100 points"
Wilt: "Wanna bet?"
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Old 09-05-2007, 12:31 PM   #3
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Default Re: FBI File on Wilt Chamberlin- Gambling on nba games

There are probably FBI files on every powerful, outspoken, or famous black person from Wilt's time.
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Old 09-05-2007, 12:32 PM   #4
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Default Re: FBI File on Wilt Chamberlin- Gambling on nba games

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Random guy: "Wilt, there's no way you get 100 points"
Wilt: "Wanna bet?"
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Old 09-06-2007, 04:04 AM   #5
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Default Re: FBI File on Wilt Chamberlin- Gambling on nba games

Skimming through it says he only bet on his teams to win, might have missed some though.
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Default Re: FBI File on Wilt Chamberlin- Gambling on nba games

I don't think betting is as malicious as some make it out to be. Yes, it is a problem if the game is fixed and/or manipulated to a certain outcome. But things such as "I bet I score 50 points on this team" and things of that nature, I take as COMPETITIVE bets ... bets where you're not so much in it for a winning, but for bringing someone down through good, hard competition. I bet like that all the time. It's betting w/ your heart, which is stupid if you want to win the bet, but it's also the good bet because it makes you feel good when you win ... and it has little to do with the financial reward.
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Default Re: FBI File on Wilt Chamberlin- Gambling on nba games

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He's deceased so why is this being released now ?
Apparently, this has been available on the Internet for some time. With the Freedom of Information Act, FBI files on famous persons are often sought.

Anyhow, I looked through it, and it all seems shoddy; it's a bunch of unreliable hearsay and wild assumptions. There's no evidence that Wilt Chamberlain had any involvement in gambling on basketball games.
Moreover, I suspect this was part of Hoover's racist FBI agenda to discredit prominent Black Americans.
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Old 09-07-2007, 12:08 PM   #8
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Apparently, this has been available on the Internet for some time. With the Freedom of Information Act, FBI files on famous persons are often sought.

Anyhow, I looked through it, and it all seems shoddy; it's a bunch of unreliable hearsay and wild assumptions. There's no evidence that Wilt Chamberlain had any involvement in gambling on basketball games.
Moreover, I suspect this was part of Hoover's racist FBI agenda to discredit prominent Black Americans.

Real Talk Gun Talk.
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Wilt Fixed The 06 Finals!

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