The Philadelphia 76ers have just opened a new, state-of-the-art practice facility, and maybe the coolest part is a unique touch that nods to one of the iconic moments in the history of Philadelphia basketball. The reception desk in the lobby of the building is made out of hardwood, but not just any hardwood — it’s a part of the court from Wilt Chamberlain’s 100-point game on March 2, 1962. The reception desk is made of the wood from the basketball court of Wilt Chamberlain's 100-point game.
Dirk Nowitzki turned in another NBA season this past year at the ripe old age of 37. Given how much he has accomplished, and how much he means to the Dallas Mavericks organization, he could be forgiven for perhaps conserving his energy at this stage. If Nowitzki didn’t want to go all out, nobody would blame him.