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Friday, November 29, 2013


The last time I have seen Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was several months ago in a TV rerun of Bruce Lee's movie. It was a fleeting fight stint for him.

Very recently when I met Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (figuratively, inflight magazine) on the flight to Melbourne has shaved bald and clean cut. Does age makes him fairer?

The retired professional basketball player and celebrated athlete who won the NBA Most Valuable Player title six times said, " One man can be a crucial ingredient on a team, but one man cannot make a team".

Lew Alcindor before converted to Islam.

(AGE OF ALCINDOR, UCLA supershooter Lew Alcindor ended his collegiate career in style as he led the Bruins to their third straight NCAA championship. In his last game before graduation Alcindor scored 37 points as the UCLA team triumphed over Purdue).

He played professional first with Milwaukee Bucks and later Los Angeles Lakers. His advantage of height and the formidable sky-hook technique he mastered made it difficult to block the ball from getting into the net.

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