Archive for February 2013
Kareem and the Unsyncables
Kareem Does the Harlem ShakeWith the Cast of ABC’s “SPLASH”
Remembering Dr. Buss
Congrats to Eddie Doucette
Broadcaster Eddie Doucette recalls the birth of his term ‘sky hook’ By Bob Wolfley of the Journal Sentinel Feb. 21, 2013 Sky hook, the shot, was made famous by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Sky hook, the term, was coined by former Milwaukee Bucks announcer Eddie Doucette, who is to be inducted into the broadcasting wing of the Naismith Memorial Read More »Read More
Django Is Wonderful.But It Shouldn’t Be Up for Best Picture.
By Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for Esquire.com Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: “Basically, Django Unchained is a B movie. A damn fine B movie, but still a B movie.” Everyone knows the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences sometimes gets it wrong. The proof is when they overlooked me for my heart-wrenching role as the troubled navigator with a Read More »Read More
Remembering Dr. Buss
To me, the mark of a great man is not the towering monuments he’s built during his life, but the tender memories he’s left in those who remain after his life. The fact that so many of us have come together to celebrate those tender memories of Jerry Buss is a testament to his greatness. Today you will hear about his many virtues and accomplishments, both Read More »Read More
Our Educational System:Stop Complaining and Do Something!
By MAUREEN MACKEY, The Fiscal Times Kareem Abdul-Jabbar may be best known as one of professional basketball’s all-time greatest players – the 7-foot-2 Hall of Fame center and former Laker, with his iconic skyhook shot, dominated the NBA for 20 years and is still the league’s top scorer today, with 38,387 points. But for decades Read More »Read More
Chris Webber Talks with Kareem on the Passing of Dr. Buss
Ethan Anapoell Talks About”What Color Is My World?”
[flv:https://m5iffd.p3cdn1.secureserver.net/flv/ethanwcimw272x480.flv 272 480] Ethan Anapoell of Aliso Viejo, CA on “What Color Is My World? The Lost History of African-Amercan Inventors” by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Raymond Obstfeld.Read More