“You are the man, Mr. Jabbar,” somebody shouts down what is normally a quiet, long hallway in the Department of Justice. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who is, in fact, the man, having scored more points than anyone in National Basketball Association history, even Michael, Kobe and LeBron, nods but doesn’t break his stride. He’s on a tight schedule. First, the retired star will interview Attorney General Eric Holder for a documentary he’s making on race.
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today the fifteen watch list members for the 2015 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 inaugural year recognizes the top centers in men’s college basketball. The watch list of 15 candidates was determined by a national committee comprised of top college basketball personnel.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar ducked his head as he entered the gymnasium, greeted by the screams and shouts of over 350 students at Vernon Elementary School in Portland. The 7′-2″ NBA legend visited the school on Friday, February 20, 2015, to answer questions about his career and to promote his new book, “Stealing the Game”.
Life outside of “Showtime” has not always been golden for Los Angeles Lakers great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
Last month, NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar wrote about the Charlie Hebdo attacks, saying they weren’t about religion. Abdul-Jabbar joins Morning Joe to discuss Islam and his new book “Stealing the Game.”
Whether she’s being defended or criticized, she’s often treated as a symbol in service of a sinister agenda.
Monday, February 16th – 4:45p-5:20p ET—ESPN (New York, NY—SYNDICATED). Live, in-studio interview on the “Olbermann” show, hosted by Keith Olbermann.
Kareem joins Jared Greenberg and Rick Fox to discuss how he didn’t have much rest time during each his 19 NBA All-Star appearances and how the extension of the All-Star Break is very beneficial for the participants.
adidas today announces its full event line-up leading up to the NBA All-Star game 2015 in New York City. Beginning Wednesday, Feb. 11, adidas will give fans exclusive opportunities to meet adidas athletes and entertainers through multiple fan events, product launches, concerts and in-store appearances.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar walked through the lobby of his hotel on Central Park South recently, doing his best impression of someone with a low profile. He swerved to avoid a chandelier (low clearance for a former N.B.A. center), then bumped into an old friend who’d been a coach with the Chicago Bulls. Handshakes, camera flashes.