Los Angeles Lakers’ Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is the ‘best ever’ says analyst


NBA Hall of Famer, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has had quite the career. A six-time NBA Most Valuable Player and 19-time NBA All Star, Abdul-Jabbar played 20 seasons in the National Basketball Association for the Milwaukee Bucks and the Los Angeles Lakers. During that time, he helped both of his teams win six championships: one with the Read More »

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Q&A with Kareem: 38,387 points and one 3-point basket


JOE AVENTO • UPDATED MAR 29, 2019 AT 8:06 PM Kareem Abdul-Jabbar hasn’t played in a game in 30 years, yet he still reigns as the leading scorer in NBA history. He was the NBA’s Most Valuable Player six times and was a member of six teams that won the NBA championship, one with the Milwaukee Read More »

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Fox News, Tiffany Haddish and Why Not All Free Speech Is Equal — or Healthy


6:30 AM PDT 3/29/2019 by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar From NFL players kneeling in protest to outrage over Fox News’ Jeanine Pirro and Tucker Carlson, the “freedom of speech” argument has been deployed by many agendas in the Trump age. In December, Tiffany Haddish posted a chipper Instagram video of herself wearing a fox fur vest while explaining, “I’m Read More »

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar visits Johnson City


by Heather Williams | Thursday, March 28th 2019 JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. — One of the greatest to every play the game of basketball was in Johnson City as part of ETSU’s Civility Forum. He chatted with News 5 about a number of basketball topics. View video at wcyb.com

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May 1, 2019 – An Evening with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar


Stanford University’s Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies presents an evening with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in a conversation on race, religion, sports, and politics in the US. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is the NBA’s all-time leading scorer, a six-time NBA champion and the league’s only 6x MVP. He is one of a handful of influential and respected black men in America Read More »

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar hasn’t changed in retirement, but our view of him has


By Sean Deveney There’s nothing quite like kicking back and talking about Victorian literature with a basketball Hall of Famer. It’s even more fascinating when that HOF player is the NBA’s all-time leading scorer and an author himself, one who is set to publish his second book about Mycroft Holmes, the seldom-discussed brother of Sherlock. Read More »

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Inside Clive Davis”Aretha!’ Screening With Joni Mitchell and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar


by Chris Gardner The music mogul booked the Tower Bar for the event, which featured performances and stories of the late singer’s life. Clive Davis invited 75 friends — including Berry Gordy, Diane Warren, NBA legend (and THR columnist) Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Joni Mitchell (looking well after her 2015 brain aneurysm) — to a March 7 sneak Read More »

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How do I feel seeing my NBA records get broken? Elated and inspired


As the NBA’s all-time leading scorer, I want to see my records broken as doing so is one more benchmark of human progress Every time I’m introduced in a public setting, my list of NBA records is announced. There aren’t as many now as there were when I retired, so at least my introduction takes less time. Read More »

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Abdul-Jabbar says he cheers those who break his records


Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is one of the living legends in the NBA, ranking as the game’s all-time leader in points scored, minutes played, field goals made and attempted. Upon his retirement in 1989, no player had ever scored more points, blocked more shots, won more Most Valuable Player Awards, played in more All-Star Games or logged more seasons than him. That has Read More »

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