Kareem abdul-jabbar puts basketball memorabilia on auction block to benefit stem education

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Former Lakers superstar Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is auctioning off some of his signature artifacts from his NBA career for the kids. The basketball star’s jerseys, NBA championship rings, and even his signature goggles are going on the auction block for his charity, the Skyhook Foundation, which helps kids learn more about science, technology, engineering and math. Read More »

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Kareem abdul-jabbar personifies nbrpa’s community outreach effort

By Lucas Smith The National Basketball Retired Players Association in recent years has undergone a shift in focus away from player special needs to showing members what they can do with their money and brand that will keep them engaged and entertained in their post-playing days. That has led to an increasing number of former players Read More »

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Kareem abdul-jabbar: breaking down hollywood’s addiction to the “myth of manliness”

6:30 AM PST 2/18/2019 by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar From Kevin Hart to Liam Neeson, the past year has seen a disturbing parade of men in the industry forced to reckon with prior bad behavior, yet cultural watchdogs often serve only to bury the deeper issue and sow greater negativity. On the recent season finale of Bravo’s reality show Below Read More »

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Kareem abdul-jabbar: lebron james is bigger than the ‘goat’ debate, he’s a hero for our time

BY KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR ON 2/14/19 AT 8:41 AM In Paul Simon’s “The Boy in the Bubble,” he sings, “It’s every generation throws a hero up the pop charts.” It’s both an observation and a lament about how each generational changing of the guard demands its own unique voice, coded language and defiant look. That need to rebelliously Read More »

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Isiah on point with kareem abdul-jabbar

Isiah Thomas sat down with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for a candid conversation on dealing with adversity, race relations and athletes social responsibility. Watch interview on NBA.com

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Kareem abdul-jabbar: my 50-year friendship with big bird and ‘sesame street’

4:30 AM PST 2/6/2019 by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar The (very tall) Hollywood Reporter contributor first met the yellow character in 1969 — “It’s nice to have someone I can look straight in the eyes” — and sees the show’s influence on everything from his own kids’ behavior to ‘The Great British Bake Off.’ Big Bird has been my Read More »

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