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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Career retrospective

Yardbarker Logo By Chris Morgan of Yardbarker | Slide 2 of 22: Abdul-Jabbar was born Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor Jr. in New York City, and would be known as Lew Alcindor early in his life. Alcindor was already 6’8’’ by the time he was in middle school, so it is likely not surprising that he was unstoppable in high school. His team went 79-2 in his career and won three league titles. However, Alcindor and company also won the national high school boys title two times and made it to the finals one more time.You may also like: 20 cities that deserve an NBA expansion team

Lew Alcindor dominates in high school

Abdul-Jabbar was born Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor Jr. in New York City, and would be known as Lew Alcindor early in his life. Alcindor was already 6’8’’ by the time he was in middle school, so it is likely not surprising that he was unstoppable in high school. His team went 79-2 in his career and won three league titles. However, Alcindor and company also won the national high school boys title two times and made it to the finals one more time.

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