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Roger Murdock (as Kareem Abdul-Jabaar)
Book (w/Anthony Walton): "Brothers in Arms: The Epic Story of the 761st Tank Battalion, WWII's Forgotten Heroes". New York: Broadway Books, ISBN 0385503385
4 Print Biographies |
5 Interviews |
6 Articles |
23 Magazine Cover Photos |
Kareem Abdul-Jabaar | Lewis Ferdinand Alcindor | Lewis Alcindor | Lew Alcindor | Kareem Abdul Jabbar
7' 2" (2.18 m)
Did You Know?
Despite the fact that I've been writing about politics longer than I played sports, many of my critics begin their comments with "Stick to basketball, Kareem". By dismissing someone's views based on their profession, such critics are dismissing their own opinions as frivolous. ("Stick to plumbing" "Stick to proctology")..The idea that an athlete can't think is a stereotype of the dumb jock who is...
Played for UCLA (1965-1969). The Sporting News College Player of the Year (1967, 1969). Three-time First Team All-America (1967-1969). Two-time National Player of the Year (1967, 1969). Three-time NCAA Tournament Most Outstanding Player (1967-1969). Naismith Award winner (1969). Leading scorer in UCLA history. Led NCAA with .667 field goal percentage (1967) and .635 field goal percentage (1969).
Shooting the "sky-hook" and wearing goggles when he played
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