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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: I hope to be involved in a successful movie script. I hope to be involved in a successful movie script.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: My biggest resource is my mind. My biggest resource is my mind.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: I think I did very well against everyone who tried to defend me. I think I did very well against everyone who tried to defend me.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: I think I really benefited from going to college. I think I really benefited from going to college.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: You can't win if you don't play as a unit. You can't win if you don't play as a unit.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: Few players have cast a spell across the game like Yao Ming, before or since. Few players have cast a spell across the game like Yao Ming, before or since.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: One man can be a crucial ingredient on a team, but one man cannot make a team. One man can be a crucial ingredient on a team, but one man cannot make a team.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: I have been coaching recently. I coached high school basketball in Arizona, and I hope that more opportunities become available. I have been coaching recently. I coached high school basketball in Arizona, and I hope that more opportunities become available.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: One man cannot make a team. One man cannot make a team.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: I think a lot of people, if they get the opportunity to do some acting, they think, 'I might be a star.' I think a lot of people, if they get the opportunity to do some acting, they think, 'I might be a star.'
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: During 1866 and 1922, Native Americans and black soldiers often intermingled in the American west, on the frontier. During 1866 and 1922, Native Americans and black soldiers often intermingled in the American west, on the frontier.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: Good thoughts are no better than good dreams, unless they are executed. Good thoughts are no better than good dreams, unless they are executed.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: The Lakers were able to maintain a certain level of talent and success, and so were the Celtics. It became part of people's sports lore. The Lakers were able to maintain a certain level of talent and success, and so were the Celtics. It became part of people's sports lore.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: He doesn't necessarily have to learn the sky hook. He just has to learn how to be an effective post player. I think I can help him do that. He doesn't necessarily have to learn the sky hook. He just has to learn how to be an effective post player. I think I can help him do that.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: I feel that there has been progress made since I was a boy on matters of race, but we have a long way to go. I feel that there has been progress made since I was a boy on matters of race, but we have a long way to go.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: As a parent, I have a job as a role model to my children, and by extension, to other young people. As a parent, I have a job as a role model to my children, and by extension, to other young people.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: If not for the success that medicine has made, I might be part of a much different story right now. If not for the success that medicine has made, I might be part of a much different story right now.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: I think the NBA will certainly survive without Michael Jordan. I think the NBA will certainly survive without Michael Jordan.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: Your best athletes might give basketball a try just when they think, geez, this might be something that pays off for me in the end. Your best athletes might give basketball a try just when they think, geez, this might be something that pays off for me in the end.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: The Lakers fans have been great, even folks in the supermarket are welcoming me back! The Lakers fans have been great, even folks in the supermarket are welcoming me back!
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: The disconnect lasted too long. I think people got the idea I was sullen and couldn't communicate, which wasn't true. The disconnect lasted too long. I think people got the idea I was sullen and couldn't communicate, which wasn't true.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: I didn't really seek attention. I just wanted to play the game well and go home. I didn't really seek attention. I just wanted to play the game well and go home.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: When the doctor told me I had cancer, I was scared. When the doctor told me I had cancer, I was scared.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: Jackie Robinson, as an athlete and as someone who was trying to make a stand for equality, he was exemplary. Jackie Robinson, as an athlete and as someone who was trying to make a stand for equality, he was exemplary.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: I rooted for the Dodgers when they were in Brooklyn. I rooted for the Dodgers when they were in Brooklyn.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: I think Kwame will be an asset to the Lakers. I think Kwame will be an asset to the Lakers.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: Center is a very tough position to play. Center is a very tough position to play.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: I can do something else besides stuff a ball through a hoop. My biggest resource is my mind. I can do something else besides stuff a ball through a hoop. My biggest resource is my mind.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: I'm not comfortable being preachy, but more people need to start spending as much time in the library as they do on the basketball court. I'm not comfortable being preachy, but more people need to start spending as much time in the library as they do on the basketball court.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: Justice should be blind especially color-blind and able to fairly deal with the very real need for honest law enforcement. Justice should be blind especially color-blind and able to fairly deal with the very real need for honest law enforcement.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: Michael Jordan and Magic and myself all learned how to play the game in college programs that emphasized the team. Michael Jordan and Magic and myself all learned how to play the game in college programs that emphasized the team.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: It's hard for young players to see the big picture. They just see three or four years down the road. It's hard for young players to see the big picture. They just see three or four years down the road.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: My health is fine. My health is fine.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: Some stuff can be fixed, some stuff can't be. Deciding which is which is part of maturing. Some stuff can be fixed, some stuff can't be. Deciding which is which is part of maturing.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: I'm the baddest among the bad guys. I'm the baddest among the bad guys.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: I had a moment like that with Wilt (Chamberlain). He knocked me out of bounds, I came back and faked him, came across the middle and dunked on him. I had a moment like that with Wilt (Chamberlain). He knocked me out of bounds, I came back and faked him, came across the middle and dunked on him.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: I'm still my parent's child, I'm still me, but I made a choice. I evolved into Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. I think it has to do with evolution. I'm still my parent's child, I'm still me, but I made a choice. I evolved into Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. I think it has to do with evolution.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: With 300 million people in America, you can fail to impress 299 million of them and still go platinum. With 300 million people in America, you can fail to impress 299 million of them and still go platinum.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: More whites believe in ghosts than believe in racism, More whites believe in ghosts than believe in racism,
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: I needed to go to class; I needed to go to practice; I needed to have a life away from basketball. I needed to go to class; I needed to go to practice; I needed to have a life away from basketball.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: I wanted to play baseball! I wanted to play baseball!
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: I don't know if I was the baddest. People kind of saw me in that light. I don't know if I was the baddest. People kind of saw me in that light.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: OK, I'll put it like this: I doubt if we will see another All-American basketball athlete who is a Rhodes Scholar. OK, I'll put it like this: I doubt if we will see another All-American basketball athlete who is a Rhodes Scholar.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: You cant win unless you learn how to lose. You cant win unless you learn how to lose.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: We want to show how hip-hop, which kind of fuels today's basketball stars, is directly related to jazz. We want to show how hip-hop, which kind of fuels today's basketball stars, is directly related to jazz.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: I always thought I could do a good job coaching, but the opportunities have not presented themselves. I always thought I could do a good job coaching, but the opportunities have not presented themselves.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: Black people don't have an accurate idea of their history, which has been either suppressed or distorted. Black people don't have an accurate idea of their history, which has been either suppressed or distorted.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: Yoga is somewhat hard to quantify in terms of benefits because you see them in all the injuries you don't get. Yoga is somewhat hard to quantify in terms of benefits because you see them in all the injuries you don't get.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: There are rap groups that have a positive outlook in their art. These groups should be shown as an alternative to gangsta rap. There are rap groups that have a positive outlook in their art. These groups should be shown as an alternative to gangsta rap.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: When we went up against teams that were better, I just hoped that we could steal the victories. When we went up against teams that were better, I just hoped that we could steal the victories.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: I was latching on to something that was part of my heritage, because many of the slaves who were brought here were Moslems. I was latching on to something that was part of my heritage, because many of the slaves who were brought here were Moslems.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: I would suggest that teachers show their students concrete examples of the negative effects of the actions that gangsta rappers glorify. I would suggest that teachers show their students concrete examples of the negative effects of the actions that gangsta rappers glorify.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: When I was a kid, no one would believe anything positive that you could say about black people. That's a terrible burden. When I was a kid, no one would believe anything positive that you could say about black people. That's a terrible burden.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: I saw Islam as the correct way to live, and I chose to try to live that way. I saw Islam as the correct way to live, and I chose to try to live that way.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: I expect more people from China and Asia to end up in the NBA. I expect more people from China and Asia to end up in the NBA.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: You got guys now declaring they're ready to play pro ball in their second or third year of high school. It's crazy! They're missing so much. You got guys now declaring they're ready to play pro ball in their second or third year of high school. It's crazy! They're missing so much.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: My grandfather and my uncle both died from colorectal cancer, my dad almost died from it and I have the gene for it. My grandfather and my uncle both died from colorectal cancer, my dad almost died from it and I have the gene for it.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: My choosing Islam was not a political statement; it was a spiritual statement. My choosing Islam was not a political statement; it was a spiritual statement.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: I have to say I have an incredible musical education because of my father. I have to say I have an incredible musical education because of my father.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: LeBron James can get a shot off under any and all circumstances and he makes them. LeBron James can get a shot off under any and all circumstances and he makes them.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes: Fundamental preparation is always effective. Work on those parts of your game that are fundamentally weak. Fundamental preparation is always effective. Work on those parts of your game that are fundamentally weak.