Kareem Abdul Jabbar

Kareem Abdul Jabbar

Personal Information

Full Name Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Date of Birth April 16, 1947
Age 75 Years
Nationality American
Height 7 ft 2 in
Draft 1969
Role Center
Past Team(s)
Debut October 18, 1969
Nickname Lew
Spouse Habiba Abdul-Jabbar

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Kareem Abdul Jabbar: A Brief Biography

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He has won six NBA championships and is the league's all-time leading scorer. He frequently writes columns for Time Magazine and The Washington Post.Plus, he is an actor, and coach and often can be seen in film and television.
Alcindor switched from Catholicism to Sunni Islam in the summer of 1968 by making two shahadas. He took the name Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in Arabic, but he didn't start using it in public until 1971. 
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is reported as being  7 ft 2 in (2.18 m) tall and weighs 225 lb or 102 kg. Since his childhood, he was always exceptionally tall For his age. As he was 9 years old Kareem was already 5 feet 8 inches and due to his tall height, he was always used to being mocked. At the age of 14-15, he was easily Slam dunking a basketball.
His real name was Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor Jr. he was born in New York City, after the end of World War II. Abdul-Jabbar has been a six times NBA Most Valuable Player Award (MVP) in his career as a center. He was also a record 19-time All-Star, 15-time member of the All-NBA Team, and 11-time member of the NBA All-Defensive Team.