Written by Leighton Ginn -
The Desert Sun “On the Shoulders of Giants,” a documentary based on a 2007 book written by NBA career scoring leader Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, has really been a lifelong passion project for the former Los Angeles Lakers great. Growing up in New York, Abdul-Jabbar had known about the Harlem Rens, the first all-black…

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The Hall of Famer on his film, Carmelo and his role in NBA history. by Kyle Stack – Slam Online One would think Kareem Abdul-Jabbar would forever be most closely associated with the NBA’s all-time scoring list, given that he’s atop it. Yet for his 38,000-plus points, six NBA titles, six NBA MVPs and three…

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CBS New York.com HOUSTON (AP) — Most people have never heard of Harlem Renaissance Big Five. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is intent on changing that. The 63-year-old Hall of Famer has co-written and is the executive producer of a documentary called “On the Shoulders of Giants.” It tells the story of the Harlem Rens, an all black…

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