The Hollywood Reporter: What MTV’s ‘The Challenge’ Says About Modern Culture


6:45 AM PDT 3/12/2019 by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar For two decades, the reality show has delivered an addictive blend of drama and competition, but a recent pivot to showcasing “fame desperados” mirrors America’s broader overvaluation of celebrity “self-parody,” writes the Hollywood Reporter columnist and NBA great. Now in its 21st year and 33rd season, MTV’s The Challenge is one of Read More »

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November 1, 2019 – Basketball great, best-selling author Kareem Abdul-Jabbar coming to Attucks Theatre


By: Brian Reese Mar 11, 2019 11:40 PM EDT NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, a towering figure in sports and now the literary world, is coming to Norfolk’s Attucks Theatre in 2019. The Nov. 1 event is part of the historic African-American theater’s 100th anniversary celebration. The former UCLA and Los Angeles Lakers star is a New York Times best-selling author known for his Read More »

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s classy message for LeBron James


By: Nick Schwartz | March 9, 2019 LeBron James surpassed Michael Jordan for fourth place on the all-time NBA scoring list this week, and he should catch Lakers legend Kobe Bryant next season. James, now 34, has a realistic shot to finish his career as the all-time leading scorer in league history – and record holder Kareem Read More »

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s Memorabilia Nets Nearly $3M At Auction


LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Dozens of prized memorabilia from the storied career of Lakers legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar sold for nearly $3 million at auction Sunday, with all the proceeds going to his charity. According to ESPN, Abdul-Jabbar sold four of his six NBA title rings, three of his six MVP trophies, a signed basketball from his last Read More »

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