Before He Became Kareem, Lew Had Trouble Finding Pants That Fit

As a sophomore at UCLA in 1967, young Lew Alcindor already had one of the highest verticals in the game, and an inseam to match. (Fifty-one inches, to be precise.) Tailored clothes were the solution to that, but the rest of college basketball had no answer for Alcindor's and UCLA's dominance. The next year, after his… » 3/19/12 7:05pm 3/19/12 7:05pm

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Can Fit Inside A Bonnaroo Port-A-Potty

We have photographic evidence, courtesy of tipster Alex, that Kareem Abdul-Jabbar attended Bonnaroo this year — a fact some of you may have already known, depending on your hipness — and that he is both willing and able to use the common-folk Port-a-Potties at the annual four-day acid trip for our nation's young trust… » 6/27/11 6:35pm 6/27/11 6:35pm