Kareem Abdul Jabbar

Adam Abdul-Jabbar, son of NBA icon Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, has been sentenced to 180 days in jail for stabbing his neighbor.

The NBA legend referred to the recent string of public figures promoting perceived thoughts critical of Jewish people as a potential "Apatholypse."

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is auctioning off 4 of his 5 NBA championship rings along with numerous items from  his 20-year NBA career… and he’s doing it for charity. The auction is being conducted online by Goldin Auctions, with hundreds of items of memorabilia available, with “much of the proceeds” going to Kareem’s Skyhook Foundation charity. According to SI.com, NBA star […]

  Roseanne Barr makes it no secret that she openly supports Donald Trump and on the revival of her series, “Roseanne,” her character, Roseanne Conner, defends her decision for voting Trump. Despite all of that, NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar argues in his latest column for The Hollywood Reporter that “Roseanne” is actually anti-an Trump show […]

NEW YORK (AP) — A new jazz conference seeks to determine what role jazz can play in today’s society, and it has tapped Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as its keynote speaker. Jazz Congress will hold its inaugural event on Jan. 11 in New York City. While Abdul-Jabbar is best known as a Hall of Fame basketball legend, […]

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar calls into The Tom Joyner Morning Show to discuss his latest book Coach Wooden and Me which details the 50-year friendship between him and Coach John Wooden. Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram

In his latest column for The Hollywood Reporter, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar pumps the breaks on La La Land, a film that has managed to dominate awards season, while simultaneously causing confusion as to what the fuss is all about. “There are a few elements that warrant closer examination, particularly regarding its portrayal of jazz, romance and […]

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Kareem Abdul-Jabbar didn’t mention either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton by name, but the presidential election was on his mind when he came to Harvard on Saturday to talk to the players on the Crimson basketball team. Nor did the Basketball Hall of Famer need to cite Colin Kaepernick by name […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s next book will be a fond look back at his long friendship with John Wooden, the celebrated basketball coach at UCLA. “Coach Wooden and Me” will be published next June and will combine personal memories and lessons learned from his friend and mentor, Grand Central Publishing told The Associated […]

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Jim Brown both got the call on June 4, which was strangely appropriate, along with simultaneously heartbreaking and heartwarming. On one hand, someone they revered was gone. On the other, someone they watched suffer for years would hurt no more. “He represented,” Brown said, “what a man should be […]