Kareem Abdul-Jabbar won five NBA titles with the Los Angeles Lakers: ‘Protecting the lead was often successful on the teams I was a part of’. Photograph: Andrew D Bernstein/NBAE/Getty Images

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar won five NBA titles with the Los Angeles Lakers: ‘Protecting the lead was...
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar debuted with the Bucks 50 years ago this month; here’s what people were talking about as the game approached

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar debuted with the Bucks 50 years ago this month; here’s what people were talking about as the game approached

"The whole country has waited for it." It's a line taken from the broadcast of Kareem...
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Scorsese Isn’t Wrong About Marvel (He Isn’t Right, Either)

Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty ImagesMartin Scorsese The director wasn’t denigrating superhero films so much as stating...
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Why the ‘Joker’ Gun Violence Protests Miss the Mark

Warner Bros. Pictures Though supportive of their goals, the Hollywood Reporter columnist (and gun owner)...
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar speaking about his new mystery book, “Mycroft and Sherlock : The Empty Birdcage” during a book signing and discussion event at Barnes and Noble in Torrance. (Photo by David Rice)

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

Standing at over seven feet tall, flying under the radar was never really an option...
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More Abdul-Jabbar Memorabilia Set for Auction

The liquidation of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s basketball memorabilia isn’t quite over yet. After selling another large...
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Banning fans’ free speech is not consistent with our vision of sport. Or democracy

A sign that reads ‘Anti-Facist Always Seattle Anti-Racist’ is displayed in the supporters section during...
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar:
Who Decides Who’s Allowed to Say the N-Word?

Astrid Stawiarz/Getty ImagesWalter Mosley The Hollywood Reporter columnist and TV writer defends Walter Mosley’s decision...