LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Former Lakers superstar Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is auctioning off some of his signature artifacts from his NBA career for the kids. The basketball star’s jerseys, NBA championship rings, and even his signature goggles are going on the auction block for his charity, the Skyhook Foundation, which helps kids learn more about science, technology, engineering and math.…

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By Lucas Smith February 21, 2019 The National Basketball Retired Players Association in recent years has undergone a shift in focus away from player special needs to showing members what they can do with their money and brand that will keep them engaged and entertained in their post-playing days. That has led to an increasing number…

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William Shatner, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Just 2 Of Tonight’s Guest Stars On ‘Big Bang Theory’ Shatner, Abdul-Jabbar, Kevin Smith and Joe Manganiello will appear on themselves on the CBS comedy tonight. Peter Daut and Suzanne Marques report. Original post on losangeles.cbslocal.com

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By Tim Reynolds | AP  02/19/2019, 11:24am MIAMI — There was no social media or around-the-clock basketball coverage in October 1974, on the night when Kareem Abdul-Jabbar looked up from his dinner plate and told the Milwaukee Bucks that he would like to be traded. As such, hardly anybody knew initially about the demand. If…

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Your browser does not support iframes. By Chase Hughes February 19, 2019 2:55 PM CHARLOTTE — Wizards guard Bradley Beal was packing boxes with canned goods on Friday at the Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina in Charlotte, North Carolina when one of the greatest players in basketball history ducked through the door and made his way down…

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6:30 AM PST 2/18/2019 by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar From Kevin Hart to Liam Neeson, the past year has seen a disturbing parade of men in the industry forced to reckon with prior bad behavior, yet cultural watchdogs often serve only to bury the deeper issue and sow greater negativity. On the recent season finale of Bravo’s reality show Below…

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BY KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR ON 2/14/19 AT 8:41 AM In Paul Simon’s “The Boy in the Bubble,” he sings, “It’s every generation throws a hero up the pop charts.” It’s both an observation and a lament about how each generational changing of the guard demands its own unique voice, coded language and defiant look. That need to rebelliously…

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When it comes to choosing between storing a championship ring or trophy in a room, or providing kids with an opportunity to change their lives, the choice is pretty simple. Sell it all. Looking back on what I have done with my life, instead of gazing at the sparkle of jewels or gold plating celebrating something I did a long time ago, I’d rather look into the delighted face of a child holding their first caterpillar and think about what I might be doing for their future. That’s a history that has no price.

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