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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

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Legendary US NBA basketball player with the Milwaukee Bucks (1969-1975) and the Los Angeles Lakers (1975-1989), the 7' 2" Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (born Lew Alcindor) has made numerous guest appearances on US TV shows including Man from Atlantis (1977), 21 Jump Street (1987), Tales from the Darkside (1983) and Scrubs (2001). However, he's best known to film audiences for two very different film roles. Firstly, as a very tall adversary to Bruce Lee during a rather unique fight sequence in Lee's final film Game of Death (1978), and then Kareem played an airline pilot with a remarkable similarity to "Kareem Abdul-Jabbar" in the hilarious Airplane! (1980).

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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 >

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 >

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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 >

- 1618 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 >

- 1920 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 >

- 2846 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 >

- 2881 days ago
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