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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quotes

I was a baseball fan myself, I wanted to play baseball.

I was getting hot flashes and sweats on a regular basis. That's not normal, even for my age.

I'm not exaggerating when I say that the 761st was Patton's best tank unit and nobody knew about it.

I'm not going to disappear.

I'm still my parent's child, I'm still me, but I made a choice. I evolved into Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. I think it has to do with evolution.

I'm the baddest among the bad guys.

I've always tried to stay out of the fray and not be an object of controversy.

It's hard for young players to see the big picture. They just see three or four years down the road.

Jackie Robinson, as an athlete and as someone who was trying to make a stand for equality, he was exemplary.

LeBron James can get a shot off under any and all circumstances and he makes them.

My biggest accomplishment has been making a transition from athlete to author.

My grandfather and my uncle both died from colorectal cancer, my dad almost died from it and I have the gene for it.

My health is fine.

My most memorable moment came in 1985 as we beat the Boston Celtics.

Practices were tough.

Reporters used to ask me the same inane questions year-in and year-out, city-to-city, and it would drive me crazy.

The 3-point shot has created a situation in the game akin to 'Lotto' fever.

Well, I'm a professional.

What I have is P.H. positive chronic myeloid leukemia, which is an aberration in your white blood cells.

When I was a kid, no one would believe anything positive that you could say about black people. That's a terrible burden.