Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (born Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor Jr.; April 16, 1947) is an American former professional basketball player who played 20 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Milwaukee Bucks and the Los Angeles Lakers. During his career as a center, Abdul-Jabbar was a record six-time NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP), a record 19-time NBA All-Star, a 15-time All-NBA selection, and an 11-time NBA All-Defensive Team member. A member of six NBA championship teams as a player and two more as an assistant coach, Abdul-Jabbar twice was voted NBA Finals MVP. In 1996, he was honored as one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has received more than 15,759,840 page views. His biography is available in 64 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 3rd most popular basketball player.

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Among basketball players, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar ranks 3 out of 925Before him are Michael Jordan and Wilt Chamberlain. After him are Shaquille O'Neal, Bill Russell, Magic Johnson, Dennis Rodman, Oscar Robertson, Jerry West, Larry Bird, Dražen Petrović, and Radivoj Korać.

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Among people born in 1947, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar ranks 21Before him are Iggy Pop, Shirin Ebadi, Paul Auster, Carlos Santana, Tom Clancy, and Robert Kiyosaki. After him are Michael Porter, Glenn Close, Paco de Lucía, Herman Van Rompuy, Mario Draghi, and Takeshi Kitano.

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Among people born in United States, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar ranks 436 out of 12,171Before him are Anthony Perkins (1932), Dean Martin (1917), 50 Cent (1975), Lou Reed (1942), Stevie Wonder (1950), and Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811). After him are Michael Porter (1947), John Glenn (1921), Joseph Henry (1797), Paul Tibbets (1915), Julianne Moore (1960), and Sylvia Plath (1932).


Among basketball players born in United States, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar ranks 3Before him are Michael Jordan (1963) and Wilt Chamberlain (1936). After him are Shaquille O'Neal (1972), Bill Russell (1934), Magic Johnson (1959), Dennis Rodman (1961), Oscar Robertson (1938), Jerry West (1938), Larry Bird (1956), Julius Erving (1950), and Kobe Bryant (1978).

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