Guilford College students excited for Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Bryan Series event

Amber Dubois, Staff Writer • October 29, 2018 NBA legend, NY Times best-selling author, and activist are just a few things that describe the second Bryan Series speaker of the academic year. The 7-foot-2-inch NBA all-time leading scorer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar spoke at the Greensboro Coliseum on Tuesday, Oct. 23. Speakers for the Bryan Series are chosen based off a multitude of factors. …


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NBA legend Abdul-Jabbar visits Guilford

Finn Williamson, Opinion Editor • October 26, 2018 For the second event of the 2018 season of the Guilford College Bryan Series, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar talked about both his basketball career and post-NBA life. The event was held at the Greensboro Coliseum on Tuesday, Oct. 23. Abdul-Jabbar is a former Hall of Fame college and professional basketball player. He played 20 seasons in …


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Light The Night – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s Fundraising Page

Please join our team’s effort today by registering to walk or by making a donation to support The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Follow Team Kareem on social media with hashtag #TeamKareem. In joining Team Kareem (click here to join now), participants will be eligible for prizes and raffle opportunities below. Those on #TeamKareem who donate and/or fundraise $33.00 or more (Kareem’s jersey #), will also …


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November 14, 2018 – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Speaking at WE Day / Ottawa Canada

WE Day Ottawa is coming soon! Mark November 14, 2018, on your calendar and join us at the Canadian Tire Centre for an unparalleled event bringing together world-renowned speakers, A-list performers, and tens of thousands of youth to celebrate a year of action that transformed communities and changed lives. Find out more at We.org


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November 30, 2018 – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar – Finding Your Inner All Star

Friday, November 30, 2018, 7:30 pm MST at: Monfort Concert Hall , 701 10th Ave., Greeley, CO 80631 Every team Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has played on from high school to the NBA has been a winning team. With riveting and humorous detail, Abdul-Jabbar recounts his exciting evolution from street ball player to successful athlete, author, producer, and community activist. Audience Q&A to follow. Purchase Tickets …


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A letter to NBA rookies: beware sharks, hazing and your own arrogance

A basketball career isn’t just about figuring out what kind of player you want to be, it’s also about figuring out what kind of man you want to be Dear NBA rookie, You have nothing to prove. As you start your NBA career this month, remember that you are one of the top basketball players in the country and you got here through …


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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Told Us Why He’s Auctioning Off His Basketball Memorabilia

Before Kareem Abdul-Jabbar joined the writers room for film noir show Veronica Mars, he was, in fact, a legendary basketball player — remember? But now he’s auctioning off the memorabilia from that part of his life, with a significant portion of the proceeds going to charity. The treasure trove of more than 400 items includes game-won and game-worn items from throughout his 20-year career. …


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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to speak at River Campus

October 7, 2018 The basketball icon, activist, author, and ambassador, will give the first lecture in a series on “Difficult Conversations as a Catalyst for Change,” presented by Donald Hall, the University’s Robert L. and Mary L. Sproull Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Sciences & Engineering. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, a basketball icon, activist, author, actor, and ambassador, is coming to …


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Q&A with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: speaking out, writing for TV and basketball’s evolution

By Marek Warszawski The Fresno Bee (TNS) Oct 10, 2018 Updated Oct 11, 2018 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s athletic resume is more lengthy than his 7-foot-2 frame. He’s the NBA’s all-time leading scorer (38,387 career points) while amassing six NBA championships (five with the Los Angeles Lakers and one with the Milwaukee Bucks), six NBA MVP awards and three NCAA titles (with UCLA) — …


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KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR AND THE EVOLVING SHERLOCK CANON

Abdul-Jabbar and Lyndsay Faye Discuss Conan Doyle, Mycroft, and the World of Holmes Pastiches OCTOBER 17, 2018 BY LYNDSAY FAYE Not to dwell on this subject, but I was a fan of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar long before he started writing Mycroft Holmes novels—he was already incredibly accomplished, I have watched many a “skyhook,” and his political commentary is always apt and insightful.  It’s such …


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‘Veronica Mars’: All There Is to Know About Season 4 on Hulu

OCTOBER 16, 2018 12:30pm PT by Rick Porter As Veronica (Kristen Bell) heads back to Neptune and gets involved in a new mystery, The Hollywood Reporter lays out all the details of the revival. Just when she thought she was out, Veronica Marsis back in. The now grown-up private detective played by Kristen Bell will return to screens on Hulu in 2019 for …


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