Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Raymond Obstfeld
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar played basketball for the Milwaukee Bucks (1969-1975) and for the Los Angeles Lakers (1975-1989), helping his teams win six NBA Championships. He is the NBA’s all-time leading scorer, with 38,387 points. He also holds the records for the most field goals (15,837) and the most minutes played (57,446). Abdul-Jabbar gave the game the skyhook, considered basketball’s most classic, and lethal, offensive move. He was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1995. Since retiring, Abdul-Jabbar has been an actor, basketball coach, and an author, focusing on history. In 2012 he was selected as a U.S. Cultural Ambassador.
Raymond Obstfeld is a novelist, screenwriter, and nonfiction writer. Obstfeld currently teaches creative writing at Orange Coast College as an associate professor.