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500 fans pack Torrance bookstore to meet Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and learn about his third Sherlock Holmes-steeped book

Abdul-Jabbar’s latest book, “Mycroft and Sherlock: The Empty Birdcage,” was released last week, his third about mystery icon Sherlock Holmes’ older, smarter brother. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s record of 38,387 career NBA points has stood for 20 years. According to his manager, Deborah Morales, Abdul-Jabbar — author of 16 books, only six about basketball — has written…

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Mycroft and Sherlock: The Empty Birdcage

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Anna Waterhouse. Titan, $25.99 (336p) ISBN 978-1-785659-30-0 Abdul-Jabbar and Waterhouse’s third pastiche (after 2018’s Mycroft and Sherlock), their best yet, provides intriguing challenges for both Mycroft and Sherlock Holmes while continuing to present plausible backstories for the brothers. In 1873, Mycroft and his longtime friend and partner, Cyrus Douglas, agree to help…

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Is There Anything Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Can’t Do?

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Standing at over seven feet tall, flying under the radar was never really an option for NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. The all-time leading NBA scorer, during his 20 seasons in the NBA, Abdul-Jabbar won six championships and six MVP awards, and consistently dominated opponents with his nearly unblockable signature move, the skyhook. But Abdul-Jabbar’s work…

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NBA Experience Grand Opening Is A Slam Dunk At Walt Disney World Resort

Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger joined by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver along with NBA and WNBA players to officially unveil first-of-its-kind destination at Disney Springs LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Aug. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — It was a championship-worthy celebration Monday morning at Disney Springs for the grand opening of NBA Experience. Amid cheering fans…

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What My Life In Sports Has Taught Me

An exclusive guest-post for Thought Economics By: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar – The NBA’s All-Time Leading Scorer, 3x Award-Winning Columnist of the Year, NY Times Best-Selling Author & Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient. Sports has dominated my life for most of my seventysome years, not just as a career, but as set of values and teachings as codified as any…

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