Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is a big proponent of standing on the shoulders of giants. And, I love to borrow the idea from legendary Princeton coach, Pete Carril, that the smart steal from the strong. With both of those ideas in mind, take some time to watch this video feature by the New York Times called Conversations.
Generation of Spoiled Kids?
Kareem discusses the impact that lack of maturity has on the action and development of basketball players ; among other things.
There are many divergent opinions on Kareem. I’ve heard many over the years. One thing I don’t believe that can be questioned is that he is educated, thought out, insightful, articulate and is willing to take a position on issues.