I could understand the class not knowing Richard Nixon, Napoleon, Julius Caesar, or Alexander the Great, but I could not see how black children living in the latter half of the twentieth century could fail to know Sidney Poitier, Wilt Chamberlain, or Willie Mays.
Pat Conroy -- The Water is Wide
The policeman inside had a crew cut and was very tall, taller than Neil, and Neil was Wilt Chamberlain size.
Sue Monk Kidd -- The Secret Life of Bees
You know, not too much like Lenny Wilkins, a bit of Dave Bing, some of Rick Barry before he switched to the two-handed underhand shot, plenty of Larry Bird (but don’t plagiarize him outright), none at all of Wilt Chamberlain.
Thomas C. Foster -- How to Read Literature Like a Professor