Kareem Abdul Jabbar
To offer his opinion on Nate Parker and 'Birth of a Nation,' which is set to hit theaters on October 7, the retired athlete wrote a review of the film.
There’s trouble brewing for NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar‘s charity Skyhook Foundation. According to a new lawsuit, the charity organization is just a front to steal cash from unsuspecting people and put in the pockets of the foundation’s board members. A company by the name of Julien’s Auctions closed a deal with the Abdul-Jabbar’s charity to […]
The Lakers have had a lot of great players step on the basketball court in their history. Only two have been captured in bronze outside of the Staples Center. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the NBA’s all-time leading scorer with 38,387 points, was not one of them until Friday night (11/16). Staples Center unveiled a nearly 16-foot-tall statue immortalizing Jabbar’s […]
It would be easy to say that a black man born in 1947, in the ghetto of uptown Manhattan, has the odds stacked against him. But Kareem Abdul-Jabbar stood tall—7 feet, 2 inches tall — in the midst of this troublesome time and place. In high school, he won three straight New York City Catholic […]