- American retired professional basketball player who played 20 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Lakers
|Real name:||Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, Jr.|
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Height
|How tall is Kareem Abdul-Jabbar?||218 cm / 7 ft 2 in|
|Born:||16 April 1947 Comment |
|How old is Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in 2022? / Age: ||74 years
|Where was Kareem Abdul-Jabbar born?||New York City, New York, USA|
|Residence:||Los Angeles, California, United States|
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Net worth 2022 (estimated)
|How much is Kareem Abdul-Jabbar worth?||$20,000,000 Comment|
Who is Kareem Abdul-Jabbar? / Facts
- During his career as a center, Abdul-Jabbar was a record six-time NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP), a record 19-time NBA All-Star, a 15-time All-NBA selection, and an 11-time NBA All-Defensive Team member
- A member of six NBA championship teams as a player and two as an assistant coach, Abdul-Jabbar twice was voted NBA Finals MVP
- In 1996, he was honored as one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History
- NBA coach Pat Riley and players Isiah Thomas and Julius Erving have called him the greatest basketball player of all time
- After winning 71 consecutive basketball games on his high school team in New York City, Lew Alcindor attended college at UCLA, where he played on three consecutive national championship basketball teams and was a record three-time MVP of the NCAA Tournament
- Drafted by the one-season-old Bucks franchise in the 1969 NBA draft with the first overall pick, Alcindor spent six seasons in Milwaukee
- After winning his first NBA championship in 1971, he adopted the Muslim name Kareem Abdul-Jabbar at age 24
- Using his trademark "skyhook" shot, he established himself as one of the league's top scorers
- In 1975, he was traded to the Lakers, with whom he played the last 14 seasons of his career and won five additional NBA championships
- Abdul-Jabbar's contributions were a key component in the "Showtime" era of Lakers basketball
- Over his 20-year NBA career his team s쳮ded in making the playoffs 18 times and past the 1st round in 14 of them; his team reached the NBA Finals 10 times
- At the time of his retirement in 1989, Abdul-Jabbar was the NBA's all-time leader in points scored (38,387), games played (1,560), minutes played (57,446), field goals made (15,837), field goal attempts (28,307), blocked shots (3,189), defensive rebounds (9,394), and personal fouls (4,657)
- He remains the all-time leading scorer in the NBA, and is ranked 3rd all-time in both rebounds and blocks
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Last update: 26 June 2017
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