Case 3

Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor Jr. /Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Mr. NBA All-Star

Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor Jr.  (1947 - )
Nickname- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar


Catch a look at the size of that shoe!  Kareem was an all-star in the NBA for 20 seasons with the Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Lakers and was the  all-time leading scorer for the Milwaukee Bucks.     At the time of his retirement, Abdul-Jabbar led the league with most points, most blocked shots, most MVP awards and having been to the most All-Star games. He was an All-Star in 19 seasons out of his 20 and he won six Championships in his career. 

His number “33” is retired for both the Bucks and the Lakers teams.  In 2007 ESPN voted him the greatest center of all time, and in 2008 they named him the "greatest player in college basketball history".