Harlem’s Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Elaborates on New Book About John Wooden

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar played under John Wooden at UCLA from 1966-1969, but the player and coach remained friends for the next 40 years, until Wooden’s death in 2010 at 99. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Butch Lee’s Basketball Is Never Final

Alfred “Butch” Lee, Jr. (born December 5, 1956) is a Puerto Rican retired professional basketball player. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Alicia Keys, Cicely Tyson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar And Others As 48th NAACP Image Awards Nominees

tvone naacp awardsThe nominees for the 48th NAACP Image Awards including Harlemites Alicia Keys, Cicely Tyson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and others were announced today with ABC and HBO leading the nominations in the television categories with 23 nominations and 14 nominations, respectively. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Pays For His Micheal Jordan Joke At The DNC

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Kathy GriffinHarlem resident Kareem Abdul-Jabbar opened up his wallet to take Kathy Griffin out to a dinner Tuesday night — to thank the comic for writing his “I’m Michael Jordan” joke at the Democratic National Convention.  Continue Reading →

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Book Signing & Conversation At MIST Harlem (video)

kareem at mist1On Friday, October 30th, NBA great and Harlem resident Kareem Abdul-Jabbar sat down with Deborah Morales for a conversation about his new book Mycroft Holmes at MIST Harlem in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Harlemite Kareem Abdul Jabbar Car Crash At UCLA

0707-kareem-abdul-jabar-accident-tmz-3Harlemite Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is having a rough year … the NBA legend got into a car wreck at UCLA yesterday … and TMZ Sports has the pics.  Continue Reading →