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    James Brolin speaks about how his marriage to Barbra Streisand You Thought Lumber Was Bad? Paints Making Home Renovation Even More Expensive With the Denver Nuggets on the brink of elimination, down 3-0 to the Phoenix Suns after a 116-102 defeat on Friday, there are bound to be moronic Twitter referendums on Jokic's MVP season. Giannis Antetokounmpo knows this...
    Getty Philadelphia 76ers forward Tobias Harris during Game One of the team's Eastern Conference Semifinals series against the Atlanta Hawks. Philadelphia 76ers forward Tobias Harris is looking to make history next month as an NBA champion, but will first look to add an even more historic accolade to his resumé. It was announced Friday that Harris was selected...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS)- The NBA announced Friday the five finalists for the league’s inaugural Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion award and Sixers forward Tobias Harris is among them. The award, named after the six-time NBA champ and Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is meant to recognize a player for pursuing social justice while advancing Abdul-Jabbar’s mission to “engage, empower and drive...
    Robin Williams Son Zak and Wife Olivia June Welcome Daughter Zola Tips for creating a financial plan Portland Trail Blazers forward Carmelo Anthony, Sacramento Kings forward Harrison Barnes, Milwaukee Bucks guard Jrue Holiday, Philadelphia 76ers forward Tobias Harris and Golden State Warriors forward Juan Toscano-Anderson are the finalists for the inaugural Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion award, the NBA...
    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar appreciates what today’s NBA players are doing in their attempts to make the world better, how they’re using their voices and platforms as conduits for change. And going forward, one of those players will be rewarded by a trophy bearing Abdul-Jabbar’s name. The NBA announced Thursday the creation of a new award — the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice...
    Loading the player... Kareem Abdul-Jabbar‘s social justice activism has not gone unnoticed. On Thursday, the NBA announced new award will be named for the basketball legend. The Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion award will be given to the NBA player who has contributed the most to achieving equality. Read More: Lisa Leslie: I should’ve sued WNBA, coach after...
    The NBA is naming its new social justice award after basketball legend and longtime activist Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the league announced Thursday. The Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Award will recognize a current NBA player for pursuing social justice and upholding the league's "values of equality, respect and inclusion." Each team will nominate one player and a selection committee led by Abdul-Jabbar...
    One-time NBA star and social justice activist Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is afraid that America has not gotten woke enough even as he is proud of the NBA for taking a knee to the far left. Abdul-Jabbar, 74, told CNN that he is proud of how the NBA has moved to satisfy woke ideals. In his interview, he praised LeBron James and...
    The NBA will give out its first-ever social justice award this season, the league announced Thursday. The award will be named after NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and called the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion Award.  CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM The award will recognize NBA players’ social justice efforts and the recipient will be able to choose...
    The NBA is creating a “Social Justice Champion” award in basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's name, honoring players for their work in fighting racial injustice.  The league announced the news on a press release Thursday. “Introducing the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion Award, a new annual honor that will recognize a current NBA player for pursuing social justice and upholding...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The NBA on Thursday announced the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion award, to recognize a current NBA player and give $100,000 to the awardee’s organization of his choice. Abdul-Jabbar, a UCLA star who went on to become of the Los Angeles Lakers’ greatest players of all time, has devoted much of his life to advocating for...
    Hernando de Soto Bridge: Vessels await crossing as engineer warns repair could take 2 months Russia to send billionaire Maezawa, film crew to ISS Through 20 NBA seasons, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar collected trophies that either symbolized his NBA championships (six), his Finals MVPs (two) or his regular-season MVP’s (six). Why we cant assume the Nets will win the East USA...
    (CNN)On the court, six-time NBA champion and basketball Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was famous for the goggles he used to play in.Off it, Abdul-Jabbar had his eyes on a very different prize -- to use his platform to highlight the importance of social issues and the need for reform.In recognition of his activism -- for example in 2009, he...
    In this article NBAKareem Abdul-Jabbar, the NBA's all-time leading scorer, author and speaker.Getty ImagesThe National Basketball Association announced the social justice champion award, naming it after Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. The league will select a player after each season, honoring the individual who demonstrates a commitment to bringing awareness to social justice and inequalities. NBA clubs will nominate one...
    Shaq called out a Lakers fan graphic that placed him as a Tier 2 team legend. Though, it’s tough to argue his cause given the players who make up Tier 1. The rankings, which feature Kobe Bryant, Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the top of the class for the Lakers franchise, place Shaq squarely in Tier 2, along with...
    Former professional basketball player Kareem Abdul-Jabbar said Friday on MSNBC’s “The Beat” that Major League Baseball moving the All-Star Game from Atlanta, GA following the passage of a new voter law “means something to everybody.” Melber asked, “Kareem, what does it mean for Major League Baseball to take a stand like this right now?” Abdul-Jabbar said, “I think it’s very significant,...
    (CNN)Here is a look at the life of philanthropist, best-selling author and NBA Hall of Fame center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.PersonalBirth date: April 16, 1947Birth place: New York, New YorkBirth name: Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor Jr.Read MoreFather: Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, transit police officer and jazz musicianMother: Cora Alcindor, department store clerkMarriage: Habiba Brown (May 28, 1971-1983, divorced)Children: Mother's name unavailable publicly: Adam; with...
    The Los Angeles Lakers survived a scare last night, as they beat the Indiana Pacers. Despite an underwhelming game from LeBron James, the rest of the team fought on both ends to win the game. The Lakers star shot a poor 5-13 from the field and 1-4 from three. Although he finished with just 18 points, his first bucket last...
    Loading the player... Announced at yesterday’s virtual upfronts, A&E Networks has ordered a documentary from Kareem Abdul-Jabbar focusing on protests that have “changed” America. According to Deadline, A&E Networks has ordered Fight the Power: The Protests That Changed America, which is executive produced by Abdul-Jabbar and Deborah Morales.  The one-hour documentary will air on History and is said to...
    After a rough patch of losing four games in a row, the LeBron James-led Los Angeles Lakers are on their way to build another winning streak. It started after their incredible victory against the Golden State Warriors. In fact, by halftime, the Lakers were leading 73-44. Does more need to be said about whether the match was a close one...
    (CNN)LeBron James reached a career milestone Thursday as he passed 35,000 points, making him the third and youngest NBA player to do so after Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Karl Malone. James ended the Los Angeles Lakers' 109-98 loss to the Brooklyn Nets on 35,017 points -- 1,911 behind Malone and 3,370 behind fellow Laker legend Abdul-Jabbar.The Lakers were without Anthony Davis...
    Getty Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Even though Bruce Lee passed away at the age of 32, he is one of the most influential figures in martial arts history, as well as a pop culture icon. According to the official Bruce Lee website, Lee was born in San Francisco, CA in 1940. He was ultimately raised in Hong Kong. The...
    3 National Guard pilots killed in helicopter crash near Boise Traveling to Canada during Covid-19: What you need to know before you go Celtics legend Bill Russell the latest to take part in NBAs COVID-19 vaccine PSA Bill Russell has joined the chorus of NBA luminaries to take the COVID-19 vaccine in its latest PSA, joining Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and...
    In an article written for the American website The Hollywood Reporter, basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jafar – who was also a disciple of Bruce Lee – claims that the actor is a fan of the Cobra Guy series. Arguments in support. The former Los Angeles Lakers lead is clearly enchanted by the karate kit prologue, which launched in 2018 on YouTube...
    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Charles Barkley both agree on one thing: NBA players should receive the coronavirus vaccine before anyone else. Though, they have different reasons for believing that. In an op-ed written in the New York Times on Monday, Abdul-Jabbar argued that NBA stars should receive the vaccine first to “build trust” with the black community. The NBA is 81.1%...
    Hollywood Sign Alteration Results in Several Arrests Looking at a long two days: Winter storm walloping Northeast wont let up overnight Kareem Abdul-Jabbar supports some NBA players jumping COVID-19 vaccine line to raise awareness Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and the NBA documented his COVID-19 vaccination to raise awareness of vaccines’ safety and efficacy. Now, he wants young, healthy NBA players to...
    Hall of Fame basketball player Kareem Abdul-Jabbar argued in a Feb. 1 New York Times op-ed that professional basketball players should be allowed to receive the COVID-19 vaccine sooner than members of the general population. “Black people have reason to distrust the federal government’s response to Covid-19,” Abdul-Jabbar wrote in his op-ed. He pointed to the Tuskegee study, in which...
    NBA legend Kareem Abdul JabbarAdam Jeffery | CNBC Basketball Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar said he's supportive of teams and players using their platforms to promote Covid-19 vaccinations. The former National Basketball Association star joined CNBC's "Closing Bell" on Monday and discussed getting vaccinated. Abdul-Jabbar revealed he received his vaccination shots this month and said the league should promote awareness...
    Joel Embiid has emerged as an early favorite for the NBA regular-season MVP. He has led the new-look Philadelphia 76ers to the top of the Eastern Conference. They have a formidable record of 11-5 to start the season, almost two games better than anyone else in the conference. This success has been based on Embiid coming out and dominating all...
    Leftist commentator and former NBA star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is still attacking Trump and his “puppet” voters even as he explains why he was one of the few who attended Biden’s Inaugural event. For his Jan. 21 editorial for the Hollywood Reporter, Abdul Jabbar told his readers that he attended Biden’s swearing-in ceremony because he was “honored to be an active...
    Musical acts from the 80s who are still playing today 26 Car-Buying Tips for Women Kim Ng, Sarah Fuller take part in President Joe Bidens inauguration special The inauguration of President Joe Biden on Wednesday featured plenty connections from the sports world, including one of baseball’s biggest barrier-breakers. Miami Marlins general manager Kim Ng, the first woman and first...
    States activating National Guard troops in capitals for possible attacks His Fight Is in Russia. Why Navalny Flew Home Straight Into Putins Clutches Lin-Manuel Miranda Joins Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, José Andrés and More for Biden Inaugural Special A host of celebrities have been added to the lineup to celebrate President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, including Lin-Manuel Miranda, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and José Andrés....
    Loading the player... Former Los Angeles Lakers legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has joined fellow basketball players in an effort to encourage the general public to take the coronavirus vaccine. The 73-year-old appeared in a NBA-authorized PSA where he was seen wearing a mask and receiving the vaccine. NBA Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar looks on during the game between...
    The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Nebraska men’s basketball program will pause for at least seven more days after coach Fred Hoiberg and 11 other staffers or players tested positive for COVID-19. The Cornhuskers’ home game against Minnesota on Wednesday and game at Iowa next Sunday have been postponed. The schools...
    President-elect Joe BidenJoe BidenMissouri woman seen with Pelosi sign charged in connection with Capitol riots Facebook temporarily bans ads for weapons accessories following Capitol riots Sasse, in fiery op-ed, says QAnon is destroying GOP MORE’s inaugural committee announced on Sunday that celebrities including Lin-Manuel Miranda and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will make appearances on a primetime TV special planned for Inauguration Day. The...
    Shahul O’Neill says LeBron could remove James Michael Jordan from his throne, even though he is considered by the majority of fans to be a simple contender for coat status. This is thanks to two achievements. Who says the new season is the new opportunity LeBron James Should thicken his candidacy for the best player position in NBA...
    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the former Los Angeles Lakers superstar, called on tech companies in a rambling essay to do more to censor celebrities, political figures and others from spreading misinformation. Abdul-Jabbar, 73, used Rudy Giuliani, Roseanne Barr, Letitia Wright, Jon Voight and J.K. Rowling as examples of why social media companies should do more to combat the spread; pointing to Giuliani’s...
    Former NBA star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is attacking conservative and anti-woke celebrities, demanding that social media giants step up censorship because these stars are tweeting “irrational and harmful opinions to millions.” In an essay for The Hollywood Reporter, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar singled out conservative Hollywood stars Jon Voight and James Woods. He also targeted liberal celebrities who refuse to submit to woke...
    Eddie Van Halen Cremated, Son Wolfgang to Scatter Ashes: Report Streaming is about to get a lot more expensive Ranking: Top scorers in NBA history (regular season and playoffs combined) For a bit, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar‘s record scoring numbers looked to be under threat from both Karl Malone and Kobe Bryant, but health issues didn’t allow them to surpass the master...
    NEW YORK -- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar revealed he had prostate cancer in a magazine article he wrote about health risks faced by Blacks.Abdul-Jabbar, the NBA's career scoring leader for the Miluwakee Bucks and the Los Angeles Lakers, provided no other details about that illness in the piece he wrote for WebMD that first appeared Wednesday. A publicist for Abdul-Jabbar said this...
    NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar revealed a recent battle with prostate cancer in a lengthy piece for a medical website highlighting the health risks faced by Black people. The six-time NBA champion and 19-time NBA All-Star wrote the essay for WebMD. HEAT'S TYLER HERRO ADDRESSES STEREOTYPE WHEN IT COMES TO OPPOSING DEFENSES “My life is at risk. Not just because I’m...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Los Angeles Lakers legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar disclosed Wednesday that he, at some point, had prostate cancer. FILE — This photo taken Feb. 4, 2019, shows Kareem Abdul-Jabbar at the Hollywood Reporter’s 7th annual Nominees Night in Beverly Hills. (Getty Images) The NBA great revealed the news in an essay penned for the medical website WebMD. It...
    NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar penned an essay for WebMD published Wednesday, and shared — seemingly for the first time — that he he’s fought prostate cancer, leukemia, and had heart bypass surgery in the past. The piece, titled “Black Lives Matter,” aims to shine a light on the way Black people are left behind by the US health system....
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    NEW YORK (AP) — Kareem Abdul-Jabbar revealed he had prostate cancer in a magazine article he wrote about health risks faced by Blacks. Abdul-Jabbar, the NBA's career scoring leader, provided no other details about that illness in the piece he wrote for WebMD that first appeared Wednesday. A publicist for Abdul-Jabbar said this is the first time he has spoken...
    NEW YORK (AP) — Kareem Abdul-Jabbar revealed he had prostate cancer in a magazine article he wrote about health risks faced by Blacks. Abdul-Jabbar, the NBA’s career scoring leader, provided no other details about that illness in the piece he wrote for WebMD that first appeared Wednesday. A publicist for Abdul-Jabbar said this is the first time he has spoken...
    Loading the player... NBA Legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar stunned fans worldwide this week after revealing that he previously battled prostate cancer. The admission was made in a new essay written for WebMD in which the 73-year-old clarified that he’s sharing his story in hopes that it will inspire Black Americans to prioritize their health, especially during the current social climate....
    Former NBA great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar revealed that he suffered a bout with prostate cancer and noted that he saw “racial inequality” in the U.S. health care system during his treatment. The 73-year-old political activist wrote about how lucky he was that his fame and money were factors in helping him get through bouts with prostate cancer, leukemia, and heart surgery,...
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