Kareem by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

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Legendary center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar takes us inside the world of professional basketball and the climax of one of the greatest careers in sports history in this candid, personal diary written during his final season. Kareem is an intimate and richly detailed book that tells the story of Abdul-Jabbar's last walk through the long NBA season, the 1988-89 campaign with the defending champion Los Angeles Lakers.
 

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is recognized by "Sports Illustrated" and "Time" magazine as history's greatest basketball player (he is the NBA's all-time leading scorer). The author of several "New York Times" bestsellers, Kareem's previous books include "Giant Steps, Kareem, Black Profiles in Courage, A Season on the Reservation, " and "Brothers in Arms." Since his retirement as a player in the NBA, Kareem has worked as a special assistant coach for the Los Angeles Lakers and acted as a volunteer coach for children on the White Mountain Apache reservation in Whiteriver, Arizona. "On the Shoulders of Giants" is currently in production as a documentary film.
 
Published January 1, 1990 by NY (1990). 233 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Sports & Outdoors. Non-fiction

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A restless basketball legend coaches high schoolers on an Arizona Indian reservation and learns a good deal more than he teaches.

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