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"Black Profiles in Courage: A Legacy of African American Achievements".
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Kareem Abdul-Jabaar | Lewis Ferdinand Alcindor | Lewis Alcindor | Lew Alcindor
7' 2" (2.18 m)
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On meeting Coach John Wooden: Coach Wooden's office was about the size of a walk-in closet. I was brought in, and there was this very quaint-looking Midwesterner. I'd heard a lot about this man and his basketball wisdom, but he surely look like he belonged in a one-room schoolhouse. I found myself liking Mr. Wooden right away. He was calm, in no hurry to impress me with his knowledge or his power...
Coached the Oklahoma Storm of the United States Basketball League in 2002, leading them to the league championship before resigning.
Shooting the "sky-hook" and wearing goggles when he played