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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar holds the Larry O'Brien Trophy during the Lakers' season-opening celebration of their 1987 title on Nov. 6, 1987. LENNOX MCLENNDON, Associated Press

Day 52 without sports 🏀: Don’t forget Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in greatest NBA player of all-time debates

The NBA G.O.A.T discussion – the greatest of all-time – is tiresome, and "The Last Dance" Michael Jordan documentary has re-ignited this tedious Jordan vs. LeBron James debate. You have your Jordan stans and your...
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Nickel: Long after he left, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is rooting for Bucks – and Milwaukee – once again

In the early 1970s, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar lived in Juneau Village on the east side and the doorway to his apartment was reconstructed to better accommodate his 7-foot-2 frame. But he never really did feel at home, not...
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Fast Facts

CNN Library Here is a look at the life of philanthropist, best-selling author and NBA Hall of Fame center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Monday, April 15th 2019, 3:31 PM EDT CNN Library Here is a look at...
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on Bucks: “I see them going deep into the playoffs”

By Scott Grodsky MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – The man who led Milwaukee to its one and only NBA championship was in the house for Sunday’s playoff game. CBS 58’s Scott Grodsky spoke with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar...
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Bucks legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: This team can win championship

MILWAUKEE — 12 News' Sports Director Dan Needles talks one-on-one with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar about the Bucks' 2019 playoff chances. (Transcript below) DN: IT PROBABLY DOESN’T SEEM LIKE 48 YEARS AGO THEY WON A TITLE. WHAT...
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar attends Bucks playoff game, lifts 1971 championship trophy

by Marty Fenn The Milwaukee Bucks won 60 games in the just-completed NBA regular season, their highest total since 1980-81. To celebrate Milwaukee’s historic achievement before the beginning of its first-round playoff series against the Detroit Pistons, the...
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Happ best center in NCAA, wins Kareem Abdul-Jabbar award

By NBC15 Staff LOS ANGELES (WMTV) -- Ethan Happ capped his brilliant Wisconsin basketball career on Friday by winning the 2019 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award, the Basketball Hall of Fame positional award given to the nation’s best...
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Q&A: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar weighs in on social issues, Magic Johnson, the Lakers and more at WE Day Baltimore

By Mike Preston | April 10, 2019 WE Day Community: Baltimore brought together 2,000 students and educators Wednesday at the Hippodrome Theatre to recognize those across the state who are making a difference in their...
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar talks about Rockets star James Harden’s signature step-back

By Ralph Orense | April 5, 2019 Houston Rockets star James Harden continues his stellar performance this season, and while the team hasn’t been able to replicate their dominance last year, they’re still one of the most dangerous...
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Utah Jazz legends relive night of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar becoming the NBA’s all-time leading scorer 35 years later

By Eric Woodyard | April 5, 2019 SALT LAKE CITY — Roughly an hour ahead of the Utah Jazz’s tipoff against the Sacramento Kings, former Jazzman Thurl Bailey zeroed in on a stack of notes...