Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Tag: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Pam Grier Points to Religion and Addiction...

Pam Grier is making the rounds to promote her new streaming service for hundreds of Black films, but the actress is making headlines for dishing...

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Blasts Stereotype ‘All Athletes are...

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has heard about the Cleveland Cavaliers star Tristan Thompson cheating on Khloé Kardashian. He's also heard people say that Kardashian should have...

Have You Heard: Top 5 Stories You...

An arrest warrant has been issued for Floyd Mayweather Sr.. According to TMZ, Mayweather Sr. allegedly dragged and punched a woman in the...

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to Address ‘First ‘Jazz Congress’

NEW YORK (AP) — A new jazz conference seeks to determine what role jazz can play in today's society, and it has tapped Kareem...

Obama Announces 2016 Recipients of Presidential Medal...

Yesterday, November 16, President Obama announced the 21 new recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom for 2016. This award is “presented to individuals who...

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Suggests Uninformed People Should Not...

On the Sept. 6 edition of NPR's "Morning Edition with Steve Inskeep," Morehouse College professor and political commentator Marc Lamont Hill discussed uninformed voters. Last...

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Masterfully Sidesteps Megyn Kelly’s Attempt...

On Tuesday's edition of Fox News' "The Kelly File," Megyn Kelly asks activist, writer and NBA great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar about Michael Brown's mother, Lezley...

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: The ‘Baltimore Uprising Is Not...

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the Hall of Fame former NBA player who won six championships and transformed the game with his patented “sky hook,” underwent quadruple coronary...

10 Charts That Really Put the Severity...

Ghost Believers “More whites believe in ghosts than believe in racism,” NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, a former center for the Los Angeles Lakers, said to...

Kareem Adbul-Jabbar Says Institutional Racism Under Attack,...

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, one of the most prolific players in NBA history and one of the more conscious players of his time, has paid close...

9 Black Pro Athletes Who Jumped Into...

Terry Crews Crews played six years in the NFL after being selected in the 11th round of the 1991 draft. He is perhaps best known for...

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Angered Over Misleading Political Ads

 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was always more than just a basketball player. He had a mature intelligence and a head for politics, even at a young...

Settle the Beef: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Critical of...

Many past Los Angeles Lakers players are upset that Dwight Howard decided to leave the team for the Houston Rockets. Shaquille O’Neal attacked the young...

Abdul-Jabbar Gives Skyhook Lesson to Brittney Griner

Brittney Griner, who was known for her dominance in the post and fierce dunks at Baylor, added the skyhook to her repertoire on Wednesday...

Kobe Bryant 4th on NBA Scoring List,...

Kobe Bryant surpassed legendary Wilt Chamberlain Saturday night on the NBA's all-time scoring list, moving into fourth place with 31,421 points. “What a journey,” Bryant,...

Jerry Buss, Lakers Owner and Visionary, Dies...

Jerry Buss, the flamboyant owner of the Los Angeles Lakers who personified the team's "showtime" legacy of the 1980s, died Monday. He was 80. Buss...

Kobe Bryant Reaches 30,000 Career Points

Kobe Bryant surpassed 30,000 points in his illustrious career Wednesday night, becoming only the fifth player in NBA history to eclipse that stout number...

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s List of Essential Jazz Albums

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, legendary UCLA and Lakers center, six-time NBA MVP and Bruce Lee foe, has had a passion for jazz his entire life. Raised...

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Finally Honored With Statue In...

For the longest, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was not happy that the Los Angeles Lakers had not honored him with a statue outside their arena, as...

Kobe Bryant Hints That He Will Retire...

Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant can see the end of his spectacular career, and it is not far off. At 34, he has prepared...