Basketball legend Wilt Chamberlain's Waikiki penthouse up for sale

Basketball legend Wilt Chamberlain's Waikiki penthouse up for sale

WAIKIKI (HawaiiNewsNow) - You can now own a piece of sports history in paradise. A Waikiki penthouse that once belonged to the late basketball legend Wilt Chamberlain is up for sale and can be yours for $650,300.

Chamberlain lived in Honolulu in the late 1970s to mid-1980s. The Iconic Waikiki penthouse is located above the Wailana Coffee House, across the street from the Hilton Hawaiian Village and Ft. De Russy park.

The 3 bedroom penthouse has 1,718 square feet of living space with a 696 square foot Lanai. The penthouse also has unobstructed views of Diamond Head and the ocean.

While living in Honolulu, Chamberlain ran in the Honolulu Marathon, loved playing volleyball and pickup games at Klum gymnasium on the University of Hawaii campus.

According to reports, Chamberlain developed a real love for Hawaii while he lived here.

On March 2, 1962 Chamberlain became the first NBA player to score 100 points in a game. In 1978 Chamberlain was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame and was later named one of the top all-time 50 NBA players.

"Whoever buys this will be scoring another 100 points for sure, this penthouse is spectacular!" said Realtor Robert Huber.

According to Huber, Chamberlain wasn't the only celebrity to live in the penthouse on Ala Moana Blvd., John Hillerman, who played Higgins on "Magnum, P.I.," moved into the penthouse right after the hall-of-famer moved out.

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