Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is an NBA legend, but he achieved his legendary status with some help. One of those who helped mold him into the man he is today is UCLA coaching icon John Wooden. Wooden, who coached UCLA men’s basketball for 29 years, winning a record 7 NCAA titles in a row, was a mentor for his student/athletes and Jabbar says that he’s using his life lessons even now.
His new book Coach Wooden and Me details their 50 plus year relationship.
Listen to the interview below:
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