By Zach Gardner
What he is known for
Kareem Abdul-Jabar was a Famous basketball player played for the L.A. Lakers and the Milwaukee Bucks he won 6 MVP awards and 6 NBA titles 5 with the Lakers. In college he was recruted to play at UCLA he led them to 3 National titles. Finshed as the leagues all time scorer. He retierd in 1989.
In November 2009 Abdul-Jabbar was diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia, but his long-term prognosis looked favorable. In February 2011, doctors declared the retired NBA star cancer free.