Kareem Abdul-Jabbar played basketball for the Milwaukee Bucks (1969-1975) and for the Los Angeles Lakers (1975-1989), helping his teams win six NBA Championships.
He is the NBA's all-time leading scorer, with 38,387 points. He also holds the records for the most field goals (15,837) and the most minutes played (57,446). Abdul-Jabbar gave the game the skyhook, considered basketball's most classic, and lethal, offensive move. He was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1995. Since retiring, Abdul-Jabbar has been an actor, basketball coach and an author, focusing on history. His previous titles include Giant Steps, Kareem, Black Profiles in Courage, A Season on the Reservation, Brothers in Arms and On the Shoulders of Giants: My Journey Through the Harlem Renaissance, and the children's non-fiction book about inventors, What Color is My World?, won the NAACP award for Best Children's Book. In 2012 he was selected as a U.S. Cultural Ambassador. Loosely based on his childhood, Abdul-Jabbar's new novel, Sasquatch in the Paint, offers young readers a glimpse of the choices that they will be confronted with as they start to mature.
Kareem Adbul-Jabbar will be signing copies of his new book, Sasquatch in the Paint, following the event.
Can't make it to the event? Leave your questions for our guests below, and they might get used on stage during the Q&A. Afterwards, we'll share any video of the event on our On Demand section, where you might see Kareem Abdul-Jabbar answering your question!
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