Light The Night – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s Fundraising Page


Please join our team’s effort today by registering to walk or by making a donation to support The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Follow Team Kareem on social media with hashtag #TeamKareem. In joining Team Kareem (click here to join now), participants will be eligible for prizes and raffle opportunities below. Those on #TeamKareem who donate and/or fundraise $33.00 Read More »

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A letter to NBA rookies: beware sharks, hazing and your own arrogance


A basketball career isn’t just about figuring out what kind of player you want to be, it’s also about figuring out what kind of man you want to be Dear NBA rookie, You have nothing to prove. As you start your NBA career this month, remember that you are one of the top basketball players in the country Read More »

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Told Us Why He’s Auctioning Off His Basketball Memorabilia


Before Kareem Abdul-Jabbar joined the writers room for film noir show Veronica Mars, he was, in fact, a legendary basketball player — remember? But now he’s auctioning off the memorabilia from that part of his life, with a significant portion of the proceeds going to charity. The treasure trove of more than 400 items includes game-won and game-worn items Read More »

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to speak at River Campus


October 7, 2018 The basketball icon, activist, author, and ambassador, will give the first lecture in a series on “Difficult Conversations as a Catalyst for Change,” presented by Donald Hall, the University’s Robert L. and Mary L. Sproull Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Sciences & Engineering. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, a basketball icon, activist, author, actor, Read More »

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Q&A with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: speaking out, writing for TV and basketball’s evolution

By Marek Warszawski The Fresno Bee (TNS) Oct 10, 2018 Updated Oct 11, 2018 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s athletic resume is more lengthy than his 7-foot-2 frame. He’s the NBA’s all-time leading scorer (38,387 career points) while amassing six NBA championships (five with the Los Angeles Lakers and one with the Milwaukee Bucks), six NBA MVP awards and three Read More »

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Abdul-Jabbar and Lyndsay Faye Discuss Conan Doyle, Mycroft, and the World of Holmes Pastiches OCTOBER 17, 2018 BY LYNDSAY FAYE Not to dwell on this subject, but I was a fan of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar long before he started writing Mycroft Holmes novels—he was already incredibly accomplished, I have watched many a “skyhook,” and his political commentary is always Read More »

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‘Veronica Mars’: All There Is to Know About Season 4 on Hulu


OCTOBER 16, 2018 12:30pm PT by Rick Porter As Veronica (Kristen Bell) heads back to Neptune and gets involved in a new mystery, The Hollywood Reporter lays out all the details of the revival. Just when she thought she was out, Veronica Marsis back in. The now grown-up private detective played by Kristen Bell will return to screens Read More »

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