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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Thinks the 'Real Housewives' Have 'Made America Better'

By Jill Slattery on
(Getty, Bravo)Kareem Abdul-Jabbar may not care for HBO's Girls, but he's got a major soft spot for The Real Housewives, apparently. The NBA all-star has written a sprawling 2700-word ode to the botoxed and brawling ladies for Huffington Post titled "How the Real Housewives Have Made America Better." In it, he lauds the franchise as “the best social insight into the American psyche since Huck Finn and Jim explored the soul of America on a raft of lost innocence.” Abdul-Jabbar also calls the...Read Full Story

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Diagnosed with Leukemia

By Olivia on
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the basketball great who's scored the most points of any other NBA player, has been struggling with leukeumia since being diagnosed with the disease a year ago. Last month he went public with his illness and announced that he still expects to lead a healthy life, despite his initial reaction that the diagnosis was a "death sentence." Abdul-Jabbar told Good Morning America (via ABC), "I had noticed I was having hot flashes and sweats. I'm not going through menopause...Read Full Story

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar -- Kids today don't play good ball

By Jake on
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar thinks today's basketball stars are doing it all wrong. He thinks of a lack of inside moves and over reliance on three point shots is killing the game.From an article at the AP : Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar longs for the days when NBA big men worked on their drop step, pivot play and inside moves.Maybe even a Skyhook or two.In recent years, Abdul-Jabbar, the most prolific scorer in league history, has seen young frontline players who wish they were dribbling in the...Read Full Story
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