Kinnaman. Kareem Abdul Jabbar

  • The Legend was Born

    The legend, known as Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was born on April 16, 1947. Kareem was born in New York City.
  • The Vietnam War

    The Vietnam War began in the early 1960's. The war did nt end until 1975. Vietnam continued to divide and separate America even after the Paris Peace Accords.
  • Cuba's Missle

    American U-2 spy planes fly over Cuba and take pictures showing that several soviet missle-lunching sites under cunstruction in Cuba.
  • President John F. Kennedy was Assinated

    The president of the United States, John F. Kennedy was assinated in Dallas, Texas on November 22, 1963 .
  • Kareems Young Days

    Kareems Young Days
    Kareem was called names in his college days. His height and race set him apart from everyone else. Kareem was 7 ft. tall in his freshman year and he was Islam. But he was still the best basketball player on his college team, UCLA.
  • Lew to Kareem

    Malcom X had an inspiration on Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Malcom X is the m who inspired Lew Alcidor to become Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
  • Off to the Los Angeles Lakers for a championship

    Off to the Los Angeles Lakers for a championship
    Kareem was taken by the Los Angeles Lakers in 1976 after 6 years with the Bucks. The Lakers won a championship that same year.
  • Kareem has found his love

    Kareem found a woman he loved and they got maried in the middle of the 1978-1979 season. His wifes name was Cheryl Piston. They had four children together.
  • Ervin "Magic" Johnson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar combine

    Ervin "Magic" Johnson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar combine
    At the beginning of the 1979-1980 season was like Christmas to the Lakers. Why, because Ervin "Magic" Johnson joined the team and they were on a role and won back to back championships for a long amount of time. They were the team to beat.
  • Kareem sits out for once

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was forced to sit out at the sixth game of the NBA Finals do to injury. He was having problems with his ankle. But with him out and "Magic" in, they still won the game.
  • Retires after 88-89 season

    Retires after 88-89 season
    After 20 years in the NBA Kareem retires and settles as a well known legend. He also left the NBA in a good note with 7 major records that he holds.
  • Kareem now in days

    Kareem now in days
    After his nice basketball career Kareem now stars in movies, coaches basketball, and writes books. he has written several books and has only stared in a couple movies.