Center who first perfected his skyhook shot at UCLA, then became the NBA's all-time leading scorer with 38,387 career points as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers and Milwaukee Bucks. He was a 6-time NBA Champion, 6-time NBA MVP and 19-time All-Star.
He was born as Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, Jr. and changed his named to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar after winning his first NBA Championship in 1971.
He and Earvin Magic Johnson combined to form a dominant nucleus for the Los Angeles Lakers.
He won 3 straight New York City Catholic titles with the Power Memorial Academy basketball team.
He had three kids, Habiba, Sultana and Kareem Jr., with Habiba Abdul-Jabbar, who was originally named Janice Brown. He and Habiba were married from 1971 to 1978. He also has two more children named Amir and Adam.