Kareem-Abdul-Jabbar

Basketball Legend

  • Abdul-Jabbar was named the league’s most valuable player a record six times.
  • Professional basketball player, 1969-89; member of Milwaukee Bucks basketball team, 1969-75; member of Los Angeles Lakers basketball team, 1975-89. Founder of Cranberry Records, a jazz label.
  • Although the Bucks lost the Finals against the Boston Celtics that year, Kareem-Abdul-Jabbar`s sky hook in double overtime in Game 6 won the game 102-101 and is considered one of the greatest NBA finals moments.