Stories tagged: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2016, 11:59 A.M.
DeNiro, Hanks, Abdul-Jabbar among 21 getting Presidential Medal of Freedom honor
President Barack Obama is honoring actors Robert DeNiro, Cicely Tyson, Tom Hanks and Robert Redford with the nation’s highest civilian honor.
SATURDAY, OCT. 29, 2016, 8:16 P.M.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar visits Harvard, tells players to stay in school
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar didn’t mention either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton by name, but the presidential election was on his mind when he came to Harvard on Saturday to talk to …
THURSDAY, JULY 28, 2016, 9:21 P.M.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar needles Trump: ‘I’m Michael Jordan’
Pro basketball Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar needled Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump with humor Thursday and then skewered him with seriousness.
SATURDAY, NOV. 17, 2012
Lakers honor Kareem Abdul-Jabbar with statue
LOS ANGELES – For years, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar wasn’t shy about saying he thought the Los Angeles Lakers should have erected a statue of him outside Staples Center. On Friday, standing …
THURSDAY, JUNE 25, 2009
Kareem crafts own renaissance
The most impactful history is always personal. It is this truth that informs the second act of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s life, although it’s misleading to suggest he took on a new …