The Dream Team



                Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bill Walton, Bill Russell, Oscar Robertson, and Pete Maravich are few theUCLA days top 100 College Basketball Players of All-time. I can name a few but out of all of them the top player is Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. He was born as Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, Jr., he was called Lew Alcindor before he converted to Islam. He was considered to be one of the greatest players of all-time. He played for UCLA during college and won three consecutive NCAA championships. From 1967 to 1969 he was named the most valuable player of the tournament, even all the three years of the All-American Game, and won the Naismith Award in 1969.

shyhook shot

After college, he played for Milwaukee Bucks from 1969 to 1975 and for the Los Angeles Lakers from 1975 to 1989, accumulating 38,387 points creating NBA’s highest career total. He was made famous of his Shyhook shot that is almost impossible to be blocked. As a professional basketball player, he played for six championship teams and won a record of all six Most Valuable Player.


After his retirement Abdul-Jabbart became interested in coaching. At 2005, he served as a special coach for the LA Lakers. He also worked for the Los Angeles Clippers and Seattle Supersonics as an assistant. He made a lot of volunteer coaching and shared his talent to other potential kids out there.


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