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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Leadership lessons from Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

by BizTimes Staff October 15, 2018, 3:23 AM Former Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Lakers star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is an NBA Hall of Famer, the all-time leading scorer in NBA history and was a member of six NBA championship teams. He was also a member of three NCAA national championship teams at UCLA. Abdul-Jabbar has been an activist, has appeared in numerous television …


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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on the Midterm Elections: Beware ‘Bachelor’ Nation at the Ballot Box

6:30 AM PDT 10/9/2018 by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Don’t just blame Donald Trump for the current anti-intellectual threat to democracy, blame reality TV as voters “go with their hearts” instead of relying on research or reason, writes the NBA great and Hollywood Reporter columnist. The November midterm elections won’t be decided by the tawdry Brett Kavanaugh debacle, the fluttery tinsel economy or Robert …


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October 5, 2018 – Basketball Great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will Speak at Morongo Casino, Resort & Spa

Fans of legendary basketball star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will have a chance to hear him speak and share stories based on his 2017 memoir “Becoming Kareem: Growing Up On and Off the Court.” The stories are based on lessons Abdul-Jabbar learned from mentors such as boxing icon Muhammad Ali, UCLA basketball coach John Wooden and martial arts star Bruce Lee. The Hall of Famer …


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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to Auction Memorabilia for Charity

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to Auction Memorabilia for Charity

NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Ken Goldin, Goldin Auctions, join the “Power Lunch” crew to show off some of the memorabilia items going up for auction to support his Skyhook Foundation, which provides educational opportunities for under privileged youth. Original source cnbc.com Link to Auction


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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will definitely be the tallest person on the Veronica Mars writing staff

Veronica Mars is officially returning next year thanks to Hulu, who offered the cult mystery series an eight-episode order. Not only will star Kristen Bell be returning, but so will creator Rob Thomas, who just took to Twitter to reveal his writing crew for the revival. Among them? Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the basketball legend, actor, producer, cultural ambassador, and Bachelorette superfan who just might win the award …


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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will play himself on Fresh Off the Boat’s season premiere

CASTING ABC has cast Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for the season five premiere episode of “Fresh off the Boat,” airing Oct. 5 on ABC. During the episode, Abdul-Jabbar will play himself, a star NBA player who owns a car dealership in Orlando and attempts to sell Louis Huang (Randall Park) an RV for a family road trip. Former NBA player and coach Michael Cooper will also guest-star in the …


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‘Becoming Kareem:’ Look back at the life of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar at the Marcus Center

MILWAUKEE — Kareem Abdul Jabbar, the NBA’s all-time leading scorer who started his basketball career here in Milwaukee, is back in town. He’ll be taking the stage Friday night, Sept. 7 at the Marcus Center. He joins Real Milwaukee with a preview of the show “Becoming Kareem.” About Becoming Kareem (website) Live On-Stage, based on the best-selling book by the …


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