Kareem Jabbar Research Paper

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The Life of Kareem Abdul Jabbar

Kareem Abdul Jabbar once said, “One man can be a crucial ingredient on a team, but one man cannot make a team.” Kareem is either the best player or one of the best players in NBA history. On April 16, 1947, Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor Jr. was welcomed into this world.
When he was 9 years old, Ferdinand was 5’8. By the time he was in 8th grade, he had grown a foot taller and could already dunk a basketball (A&E Television).
Alcindor was an all-star before the NBA. When Alcindor went to Power Memorial High, he earned the nickname, “The tower from Power” after a record 71 game winning streak. That season’s overall record was 79-2. He then attended UCLA and set a UCLA single game record with 56 points in his very

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