Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is a basketball legend who led UCLA to three national titles between 1967 and 1969. As a professional, he played for the NBA Milwaukee Bucks and the NBA Los Angeles Lakers. During his career, he was named Player of the Year twice, regular season Most Valuable Player six times and playoff Most Valuable Player twice (in 1971 and 1985). He retired in 1989 after 20 seasons as all-time leader in more than 20 categories. His book, Brothers in Arms: The Courageous Story of World War II’s 761st “Black Panthers” (Broadway), was a New York Times bestseller.