Kareem Abdul Jabbar is an #American retired professional basketball player who played 20 seasons in the #NBA for the #Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles #Lakers. During his career as a center, Abdul-Jabbar was a record six-time NBA MVP, a record 19-time NBA All-Star, a 15-time All-NBA selection, and an 11-time NBA All-Defensive Team member. A member of six NBA #championship teams as a player and two as an assistant coach, Abdul-Jabbar twice was voted NBA Finals MVP. NBA coach Pat Riley and players Isiah Thomas and Julius Erving have called him the greatest basketball player of all time. || #BGR8 || #BlackHistoryMonth || #YESBHM