Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Narrows 2017 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award Watch List to Ten Finalists

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The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today the 10 watch list finalists for the 2017 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Center of the Year Award. Named after Hall of Famer and three-time NCAA Champion Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the annual honor in its third year recognizes the top centers in men’s college basketball. A national committee comprised of top college basketball personnel determined the watch list of 20 candidates in October, which has now been narrowed to just 10.

pringdesignNaismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Narrows 2017 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award Watch List to Ten Finalists

April 4, 2017 – University of Mount Union (Alliance, Ohio)

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The University of Mount Union is pleased to announce that NBA all-time leading scorer, New York Times-bestselling author, and U.S. Cultural Ambassador Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will join us on campus on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 to present the Schooler Lecture.

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Congratulations to Kareem for His Appointment as a Member on President’s Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition by President Obama

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President Obama said, “I am proud that such experienced and committed individuals have agreed to serve the American people in these important roles. I know they will serve the American people well.”

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Watch Kareem in this Spot: Adidas’ Past Creates Its Future (VIDEO)

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On Wednesday, the company introduced a 90-second film “Original is never finished,” which features a mix of modern creators such as Snoop Dogg, hip-hop artist Stormzy, basketball star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and artist Petra Collins, set to the classic crooning of Frank Sinatra’s “My Way.”

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Black Celebrities Must “Be Fearless and Relentless in Speaking Up” Against Trump (The Hollywood Reporter)

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Never before in modern history have we had a president-elect so ill-informed, ill-tempered, irrational and ill-equipped to deal with the major issues that face this country.

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Congratulations to Kareem for His Appointment to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee

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The United States Mint is pleased to announce the appointment of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC). Mr. Abdul-Jabbar fills the vacancy created this year by the resignation of Steven Roach, a member representing the interests of the general public.

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