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  • NBA Legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Hospitalized with Chest Pain

    Apr 29, 15 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    We’ve got some not so great health news to report about Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. The NBA legend was hospitalized again Wednesday morning with chest pain just two weeks after undergoing quadruple bypass surgery April 16. According to TMZ, Abdul-Jabbar was transported to the hospital by ambulance following a 911 call. Fortunately he has since been released and is […]

  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Undergoes Quadruple Coronary Bypass Surgery

    Apr 17, 15 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments

    *UCLA Health is issuing this statement at the request of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the NBA’s all-time leading scorer and member of the Basketball Hall of Fame: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was admitted to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center this week with cardiovascular disease, and he underwent quadruple coronary bypass surgery on April 16. The operation was performed by […]

  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Documentary Set for HBO

    May 14, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Production has begun on an HBO documentary about Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, reports Deadline.com. The NBA legend won multiple championships with the Los Angeles Lakers and UCLA Bruins en route to the Basketball Hall of Fame. Aside from being one of the most dominant basketball players of all time at the high school, college and pro levels, […]

  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Puts Donald Sterling’s Mistress on Blast For Her ‘Betrayal’

    Apr 30, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment

    *In an essay for Time, NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is putting his two cents in regarding racist comments made by Donald Sterling. Although he sided with those who feel the LA Clippers owner is clearly racists, Jabbar also directed his anger towards, Sterling’s reported mistress, V. Stiviano as well as systems of oppresion that create the […]

  • Kevin Johnson: ‘Players Believe Commissioner Has Done His Duty’

    Apr 29, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    Kevin Johnson, the Sacramento mayor and former NBA All-Star, spoke Tuesday on behalf of NBA players, current and former, in support of Commissioner Adam Silver’s decision of a lifetime ban on Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for racist comments in an audio recording released last weekend, reports USA Today. “Today the players believe the […]

  • Pam Grier Kicks Off TV One’s ‘Unsung Hollywood’ Wednesday Night

    Feb 25, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment

    *TV One’s “Unsung” series will receive a bit of help from an acting veteran when it expands for the premiere of “Unsung Hollywood” on Wednesday, February 26 at 10pm Eastern. Blaxploitation film queen Pam Grier will be the first entertainer profiled for the series, which profiles “black artists, entertainers and programming,” according to the network’s […]