The Game

7-7

Kareem: How to Be an NBA MVP — Like LeBron

By Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for Esquire.com Most people think that LeBron James won his fourth Most Valuable Player (MVP) this month because he leads the league in scoring. But that's not the case. It's because he...
13-13

Former UCLA great:What it takes to be a champion

Special for USA TODAY Sports "A champion is someone who gets up when he can't." — World Heavyweight Champion Jack Dempsey The question I'm asked most often by fans is "How does one become a...
Congrats to Eddie Doucette

Congrats to Eddie Doucette

Broadcaster Eddie Doucette recalls the birth of his term 'sky hook' By Bob Wolfley of the Journal Sentinel Feb. 21, 2013 Sky hook, the shot, was made famous by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Sky hook, the term, was coined...
Kareem on the Court

Kareem on the Court

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Kareem on Kobe

Kareem on Kobe

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World Championship Focus

World Championship Focus

Kareem and Dwight Howard Laker fans will be thrilled with their new center. He will bring lots of talent, smarts and determination with him. Most importantly a World Championship is the...
19-19

Finals Take Edge Off Season’s Start

Heat, Thunder, LeBron, Durant provide great team, individual matchups By Kareem Abdul-Jabbar | ESPN.com The NBA Finals are upon us, and I'm sure all of the true fans of the game are pleased with the...
20-20

A Point about Playoff Scoring

For fans wondering why teams can't score in the postseason, one answer By Kareem Abdul-Jabbar | ESPN.com The games of the modern era are not usually high-scoring affairs, especially in the playoffs, and that has...
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Named ESPN.com Columinist

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Named ESPN.com Columinist

Photo: Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE/Getty Images Great news! I'll be writing for ESPN.com. It's an honor to be associated with a prestigious outfit like ESPN, and I'm looking forward to becoming a...