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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (born Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, Jr., April 16, 1947) is a retired American professional basketball player. He is the NBA’s all-time leading scorer, with 38,387 points. During his career with the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Lakers from 1969 to 1989, Abdul-Jabbar won six NBA championships and a record six regular season MVP Awards. In college at UCLA, he played on three consecutive national championship teams, and his high school team won 71 consecutive games. At the time of his retirement, Abdul-Jabbar was the NBA’s all-time leader in points scored, games played, minutes played, field goals made, field goal attempts, blocked shots, defensive rebounds, and personal fouls. Abdul-Jabbar also has been an actor, a basketball coach, and an author. In 2012, he was selected as a U.S. cultural ambassador. Abdul-Jabbar was born Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, Jr., on April 16, 1947, and grew up in Manhattan in New York City, the only child of Cora Lillian, a department store price checker, and Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, Sr., a transit police officer and jazz musician. At birth, he weighed 12 pounds, 10 ounces (5.73 kg), and was twenty-two-and-a-half inches (57.2 cm)

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar -- Bruce Lee Poster ... Worth Fighting For!

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's
Bruce Lee Poster ... Worth Fighting For!

Here it is ... a photo of the Bruce Lee poster that Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is going to war over ... and now we totally understand why -- it's pretty awesome. The piece contains a poster from the… READ MORE >

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar -- My Bruce Lee Poster's Being Held Hostage ... By Auction House

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
My Bruce Lee Poster's Being Held Hostage ... By Auction House

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is pissed ... claiming in a lawsuit that a famous Beverly Hills auction house has 152 pieces of his treasured memorabilia ... including a Bruce Lee poster ... and they refuse… READ MORE >

- 86 days ago
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar -- GREATEST NBA PLAYER EVER ... Says Michael Cooper

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
GREATEST NBA PLAYER EVER ... Says Michael Cooper

It's not LeBron ... it's not Jordan ... not Magic, Bird or Shaq -- the greatest NBA player of all time is Kareem Abdul-Jabbar ... so says ex-NBA star Michael Cooper. The Coop -- who just took the… READ MORE >

- 240 days ago
Ex-Lakers Star -- Kobe Bryant Got Hazed ... By Kareem Abdul-Jabbar!

Ex-Lakers Star
Kobe Bryant Got Hazed By Kareem Abdul-Jabbar!

Kobe Bryant didn't have to go through the regular NBA hazing rituals when he was a rookie -- in fact a bunch of retired Lakers GREATS came out to initiate the Mamba including Kareem Abdul-Jabbar… READ MORE >

- 251 days ago
Lawsuit: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's Charity Is A Fraud

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Lawsuit Claims BBaller's Charity Is a FRAUD

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's kids charity is a sham ... a front to swindle cash ... this according to a new lawsuit.  Julien's Auctions claims it struck a deal to sell Abdul-Jabbar's marquis… READ MORE >

- 554 days ago
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar -- Too Famous to Sue in L.A.?

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar -- Too Famous to Sue in L.A.?

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is one of the most beloved Lakers of all time -- and that's exactly why the Upper Deck trading card company believes they can't get a fair shot against him in a Los Angeles… READ MORE >

- 1480 days ago
Abdul-Jabbar Slams Basketball Card Company

Abdul-Jabbar Slams Basketball Card Company

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is outraged that a trading card company has traded on his image after he specifically shut them down ... and now Kareem is gunning for more than a million.In a lawsuit filed… READ MORE >

- 1515 days ago

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