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Dawkins celebrated for kindness, powerful dunks

Legendary dunker Darryl Dawkins dies

Darryl Dawkins is a retired American professional basketball player, most noted for his days with the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers. He was nicknamed "Chocolate Thunder" for his powerful dunks, which notably led to the NBA adopting breakaway rims due to him shattering the backboard on two occasions in 1979.

Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell 1959 Wilt Chamberlain shakes hands with Russell in 1959. The rivals battled repeatedly in the postseason, with Russell's team usually coming out on top.