FOX Sports Radio: Interviews with Kareem

BY foxsports • July 12, 2009

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar won six NBA championships during his playing days with the Los Angeles Lakers, but this past season he won his first title as a coach.

In a five-part series, FOX Sports Radio sat down with the six-time MVP to discuss his playing career, coaching the Lakers as a special assistant and life outside of basketball.

As part of the fifth and final interview, Abdul-Jabbar touches on playing with Magic Johnson during the "Showtime" era, his writing career and coaching high school basketball.

To view the four previous interviews with Abdul-Jabbar, click below.





Part 1





Kareem the coach

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar talks about his coaching aspirations, teaching Andrew Bynum the game and more.
Part 2





Kareem on the team

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar talks about John Wooden's impact on his life, the significance of attending college and more.







Part 3





Kobe vs. MJ

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar compares Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant. Find out how they stack up against each other.
Part 4





Battle of the bigs

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar talks about Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell and their impact on his basketball development.


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