ABDUL-JABBAR, Kareem & Raymond Obstfeld. Becoming Kareem: Growing Up On and Off the Court. 304p. Little, Brown. Nov. 2017. Tr $17.99. ISBN 9780316555388. POP Gr 7 Up –The NBA’s all-time leading scorer, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, traces his path to becoming a basketball superstar and Basketball Hall of Fame inductee. Born in Harlem in 1947, shy, thoughtful Abdul-Jabbar was not on anyone’s “most likely to succeed” list …
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was in Milwaukee Thursday to talk about more than basketball. The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Muslim Student Association lead the charge to get the athlete to speak.
Come and hear from NBA Ironman, A.C. Green at Friends Church on September 26 or 27. A.C. will share about some of his experiences from his time as a professional basketball player. A.C. is respected as much for his character and values as for his athletic ability, he is known for how he lives his life both on and off the basketball court. You’ll have a chance to meet and take a photograph with A.C. after each of our services that weekend.
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“Most Muslims do not become Muslims to indulge in murder and mayhem,” Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the leading point scorer in NBA history, told CNN’s World Sport on Wednesday. “It’s not what Islam is about.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award from LA Mayor Eric Garcetti & Our Authors Study Club at the City of Los Angeles African American Heritage Month Celebration on Wednesday, February 4th, 2015.
The trilogy is now complete. The final installation in a series of three seasonal TV ads from the Wisconsin Department of Tourism featuring “Airplane!” stars Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Robert Hays and their inflatable co-star Otto Autopilot premieres Jan. 10.
This February, NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Raymond Obstfeld will celebrate the release of the second installment of their “Streetball Crew” series of novels for young adults.
“As 2014 draws to a close and thoughts turn toward year-end philanthropy planning, we would like to share a select few of the outstanding nonprofit organizations that we’re honored to count among the clients of Handler Thayer. Please take a moment to glance over the following list, and we hope that perhaps you will find a cause that matches your …