307 - Kareem Abdul Jabbar: Becoming Kareem: Growing Up On and Off the Court

NBA’s all-time leading scorer? Kareem Abdul Jabbar.

Six-time NBA champion? Kareem Abdul Jabbar.

50 years of athleticism. THAT’S peak performance. Then he combined his career with activism, philanthropy (President Obama awarded him with “The Presidential Medal of Freedom,” the nation’s

highest civilian honor.). He’s also collaborated with HBO documentaries to create the highest rated sports documentary in history.  

I don’t know anything about sports. But I’m grateful I got to learn from Kareem. (And now you do, too).

Show Notes: 

“Becoming Kareem: Growing Up On and Off the Court” by Kareem Abdul Jabbar

“Coach Wooden and Me: Our 50-Year Friendship On and Off the Court” by Kareem Abdul Jabbar


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