Sunday, June 22

Motivational Quotes: NBA Greats - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

"Great players are willing to give up their own personal achievement for the achievement of the group. It enhances everybody. "

"You have to be able to center yourself, to let all of your emotions go... Don't ever forget that you play with your soul as well as your body. "

"I think someone should explain to the child that it's OK to make mistakes. That's how we learn. When we compete, we make mistakes. "















Sports Accolades of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (born Fredrick Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, Jr.) :
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame (May 15, 1995)
College:
Player of the Year (1967, 1969)
Three-time First Team All-American (1967-69)
Three-time NCAA champion (1967, 1968, 1969)
Most Outstanding Player in NCAA Tournament (1967, 1968, 1969)
Naismith College Player of the Year (1969)
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame (2007)[18]
National Basketball Association:
Rookie of the Year (1970)
Six-time NBA champion (1971, 1980, 1982, 1985, 1987, 1988)
Most Valuable Player (1971, 1972, 1974, 1976, 1977, 1980)
Sporting News NBA MVP (1971, 1972, 1974, 1976, 1977, 1980)
Finals Most Valuable Player (1971, 1985)
Sports Illustrated magazine's "Sportsman of the Year" (1985)
One of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History (1996)
First player in NBA history to play 20 seasons
#7 in SLAM Magazine's Top 75 NBA Players of all time in 2003.

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