Life of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

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Life of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. By Nick Nekola. Born on April 16, 1947 In New York City, New York. Parents originally gave him the name Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, Jr. Later changed his name to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar which means generous servant of God. Attended college at UCLA. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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<p>Life of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar</p> <p>Life of Kareem Abdul-JabbarBy Nick Nekola</p> <p>Born on April 16, 1947In New York City, New York</p> <p>Parents originally gave him the name Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, Jr.</p> <p>Later changed his name to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar which means generous servant of God</p> <p>Attended college at UCLAWhile attended college, He obtained the following records:Highest career scoring average: 26.4 Most career field goals: 943 Most points in a season: 870 Highest season scoring average: 29.0 Most field goals in a season: 346 Most free throw attempts in a season: 274 Most points in a single game: 61 Most field goals in a single game: 26 </p> <p>Professional CareerJoined NBA in 1969 playing for the Milwaukee Bucks Won the Rookie of the Year awardNamed Finals MVP in 1970-1971 season</p> <p>Traded to LA Lakers in 1975Won six MVP awards</p> <p>Retired at the end of the 1989 seasonKareem Abdul-Jabbar is widely known for his signature move the skyhook</p> <p>Since 2005, Kareem has been an assistant coach for the LA Lakers</p> <p>Kareem is considered one of the best basketball players of all time</p> <p>Kareem Abdul JabbarIs the all time leading scorer with 38,387 pointsWon 6 regular season MVPsWon 2 Finals MVPsThird all-time in registered blocks(3,189)</p>

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