In the 1980 film Airplane!, the basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar plays the co-pilot Roger Murdock to Peter Graves’s captain Clarence Oveur. In one scene of the beloved oddball comedy, a child tells Abdul-Jabbar’s Murdock character: “Wait a minute. I know you. You’re Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. You play basketball for the Los Angeles Lakers.”
The National’s editor-in-chief, Mohammed Al Otaiba, in conversation with basketball star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on healthy living, Islam and a look back at the star’s lifestyle.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar thinks the Lakers gambled on Kobe’s contract…
Watch the new spot right here…
“I’ve been a California resident now so long,” said Abdul-Jabbar. “And it’s nice to be recognized and honored like this.”
Another behind-the-scenes look at HBO’s Kareem Abdul Jabbar Documentary.
Airplane!’s Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Roger Murdock, Ted Striker, the Zucker brothers, Robert Hayes and Jim Abrahams couldn’t resist dropping in to see Wisconsin’s fall foliage. Buckle in for a close-up view and you’ll see why the comedic stars can’t stay away.
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Great 7 page interview with Kareem in the Tokyo Journal.
Jesse Ventura endorses Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for President.