Who is Kareem Abdul-jabbarKareem Abdul-Jabbar (born Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor Jr.; April 16, 1947) is an American former professional basketball player who played 20 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Milwaukee Bucks and the Los Angeles Lakers. During his career as a center, Abdul-Jabbar was a record six-time NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP), a record 19-time NBA All-Star, a 15-time All-NBA selection, and an 11-time NBA All-Defensive Team member. A member of six NBA championship teams as a player and two more as an assistant coach, Abdul-Jabbar twice was voted NBA Finals MVP. In 1996, he was honored as one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History. NBA coach Pat Riley and players Isiah Thomas and Julius Erving have called him the greatest basketball player of all time.
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- I was getting hot flashes and sweats on a regular basis. That's not normal, even for my age.
- Today's youth are told to get rich or die trying and they really shouldn't take that attitude forward with them.
- The '80s made up for all the abuse I took during the '70s. I outlived all my critics. By the time I retired, everybody saw me as a venerable institution. Things do change.
- My grandfather and my uncle both died from colorectal cancer, my dad almost died from it and I have the gene for it.
- I tell kids to pursue their basketball dreams, but I tell them to not let that be their only dream.
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- Betta_mo: i don’t think we put enough respect on kareem abdul-jabbar’s name. he is the all time leading scorer in the nba.. lebron may catch him but still... lou alcindor was it in college.. and in high school.. like he just don’t lose foreal.
- Groggypogchamp: top 15 in nba history to me in no specific order: bill russell wilt chamberlain karl malone larry bird kareem abdul-jabbar magic johnson lebron james michael jordan tim duncan kobe bryant shaq steph curry kevin durant dwayne wade hakeem olajuwon
- Futurenba0wner: with his 3rd assist tonight, khris middleton moves into 8th place on the all time assists list by bucks players. he passes kareem abdul jabbar.
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