To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless.
I don't suppose Bryant had anything like the physical punishment that Wilt took. Wilt's achievement was a feat of unbelievable endurance. He really had to work to get open, to get those guys off of him. Everybody in the league was tired of him scoring 50 points a game against them. They roughed him up in that game.