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Magic Johnson reveals advice from Michael Jordan after HIV diagnosis: 'I don’t think I've ever told anybody this'
Magic Johnson revealed the advice Michael Jordan gave him after the Bulls pushed him around when he returned to the NBA in 1996 after a hiatus due to HIV.
'Winning Time' backlash hits fever pitch as Jerry West demands retraction, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar weighs in
After weeks of criticism about his portrayal in HBO's "Winning Time," the Lakers legend is demanding an apology.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar says Will Smith 'perpetuated stereotypes about the Black community' by slapping Chris Rock at Oscars
The NBA star isn't holding back on his thoughts about Will Smith's behavior.
HBO Max's 'Winning Time' cast grapples with criticism from Magic Johnson and the real-life Showtime Lakers
John C. Reilly, Jason Clarke, Sally Field and costars talk new HBO Max series "Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty."
“Black lives are at risk. Serious risk,” the NBA legend wrote in an essay for WebMD as he advocates for better health care for Black Americans
HBO's untitled pilot about the Showtime Lakers of the 1980s has cast two key roles. Variety has learned that Quincy Isaiah has been cast as Earvin "Magic" Johnson, while Solomon Hughes will star as Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in the hour-long drama. The Johnson character is described as being as gifted in the game as he is […]
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The longtime friend of the late legend speaks out.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar slams Quentin Tarantino over portrayal of Bruce Lee in new op-ed Michael Roffman
The most surprising face to join Hulu’s upcoming Veronica Mars revival might actually be behind the scenes: Last September, executive producer Rob Thomas revealed that the show’s writing staff includes none other than NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. (Check out the announcement tweet below.) The former basketball icon is also a bestselling author who has written […]
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'Queer Eye' star Karamo Brown remembers being told he was too black, too gay and too poor to achieve his dreams, but he did it anyway
Karamo Brown, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Naomi Campbell offered their advice to young activists at WE Day California.
During the Democratic National Convention, Hillary Clinton was anointed the first female presidential nominee by a major American political party. To celebrate the occasion, it appears as though the event organizers gathered all the red, white, and blue balloons in the greater Philadelphia area to come cascading from the heavens.
On "The Late Show With Stephen Colbert," the host took a trip down memory lane through the late, great Muhammad Ali’s career.
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Basketball season is almost here, and with that comes the prospect of NBA players guest starring on our favorite TV shows. Sure, nine times out of ten, these cameos turn out awkward and stilted — but that can still be funny, right? (Especially when the NBA player is a foot taller than all the other actors.) With Shaquille O'Neal guest starring on Fresh Off the Boat this week, we’re looking back at eight memorable TV guest spots from NBA players through the years.