Deborah morales interviews kareem abdul-jabbar about his new book ‘mycroft holmes’ (video)

NBA great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar sits down with Deborah Morales for a conversation about his new book Mycroft Holmes. Kareem discusses some of the characters in the book and their history, which a lot of is factual. Kareem also talks about using Sherlock Holmes strategies on opponents during his basketball career, Coach John Wooden, his Trinidadian background, and how he became interested in writing. There’s a lot of history and knowledge discussed in this video.

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Npr weekend keynote: an evening with kareem abdul-jabbar

Michel Martin, weekend host of NPR’s “All Things Considered,” interviews NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar at the National Building Museum as part of NPR’s annual “Weekend in Washington” event. (Paul Morigi/AP Images for NPR)

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