7. Bill Russell Falls Short of Wilt
Game: Celtics vs. Bullets
Four years after Wilt the Stilt set the Christmas Day rebounding record with 36, Bill Russell grabbed 34 boards, falling two short of his rival. Russell added 16 points and the Celtics beat the Bullets, 113-99. The Celtics went on to win their eight straight title at the end of the '65-'66 season.