NBA Start Kareem Abdul-Jabbar born
April 16, 1947
Basketball great Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor Jr. who changed his name in 1971 to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar born in New York City. He holds several NBA records including most career points (38,387), most minutes played (57,446) and most playoff games played (237).
He has been named MVP six times and also led teams to 6 championships as a professional and 3 as a collegian.