Kareem Abdul-Jabbar #2 on The Loop Final Four Countdown: Best NCAA Players

By KEVIN CUSICK | kcusick@pioneerpress.com | Pioneer Press PUBLISHED: April 3, 2019 at 4:00 pm | UPDATED: April 4, 2019 at 7:24 am 2. KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR He was known as Lew Alcindor when he arrived on the scene as a prep phenom at New York’s Power Memorial High School. He matriculated to UCLA, where he won a national title, Most Outstanding Player and Player of the Year …


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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Speaks On Race, Activism

The NBA’s all-time leading scorer, basketball Hall of Famer, six-time NBA champion, author, filmmaker and activist Kareem Abdul-Jabbar visited ETSU on March 28 for a Q&A. The session was co-moderated by Carshonda Harris, director of the Multicultural Center, and Stephen Marshall, chair of the Media and Communication department. The forum took place in a packed Brooks Gym and was part …


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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 Milwaukee Bucks and five with …


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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 Bucks, five with the Los …


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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 going to wear fur every …


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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 who has a national platform …


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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. But this is how cool …


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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. But whenever someone closes in …


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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 changed since then, as Abdul-Jabbar …


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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 peek of his new Aretha …


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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: 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 the most entertaining reality shows …


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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 social and political commentary. He’s …


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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 Abdul-Jabbar would graciously welcome James …


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