In yet another example of politics making for strange bedfellows: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar just wrote a piece for Cosmopolitan.com! Stranger still: the piece was about Cleveland Cavaliers power forward Tristan Thompson relationship with Khloe Kardashian. At face value, it seems like an odd choice for a man who frequently contributes to The Washington Post, had a […]
Sport Illustrated has announced that Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Jim Brown and Bill Russell will be awarded the Muhammad Ali Legacy Award at this year’s “Sportsperson of the Year” event. In September of 2015, Sport Illustrated renamed their “Legacy Award” to honor the former heavyweight champion. According to SI.com, the award celebrates “individuals whose dedication to the […]
Sneakers are a billion dollar industry, and no footwear has dominated the market quite like high-tops. Beginning in the 1980’s, this style became so popular they transcended sports. From the blacktop to the runway, everyone is wearing them, and there’s an endless supply to choose from. Today, every single NBA player has some form of […]
Basketball Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar underwent a successful quadruple coronary bypass surgery on Thursday, according to a statement released Friday by UCLA Health System.
Ahead of the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday at Selma, NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar wrote a column for Time declaring that there are a number of leaders in the African-American community who can help bring about change.