One of the Most Important Basketball Players in The History of United States of America


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One of the most important basketball players in the history of United States of America, Kareem Abdul Jabbar was born as Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, Jr on April 16, 1947 in one of the most famous cities of the world, New York to Cora Lillian and Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor Sr. since his parents were roman catholic, he was taught and brought up in the catholic faith and Power Memorial Academy which is a catholic high school in Manhattan. He is now a retired American professional basketball player. From high school itself, he had started showing prowess in basketball when made record-breaking basketball accomplishments. He led his team to victory in three New York City championships, which gave him the nickname of ‘the tower from power.’ He played for UCLA and went on to set a single game record with 56 points in his first college match itself. He got many award like, ‘Player of the Year’ two times, Most Outstanding Player in the NCAA Tournament, from years 1969. He is also the only basketball player who has won Helms Foundation Player of the Year thrice. He was bestowed with USBWA College Player of the Year which later on was renamed as the Oscar Robertson Trophy. Till date, he holds various un broken records at UCLA lie, Most Career field goals, highest season scoring average, most free throw attempts, most field goals in a single game, Most points in a single game among many others. Truly. He is one of the golden stars in Basketball.

 

 

 


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