Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in Spokane for Hoopfest!


by KREM.com


Posted on June 11, 2010 at 4:16 PM

Updated Wednesday, Jun 12 at 10:24 AM

SPOKANE - The NBA's all-time leading scorer, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is in Spokane for Hoopfest 2009!

Abdul-Jabbar, 62, will give a presentation and participate in a question and answer session and a book signing Today.

The famous center for the Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Lakers won six MVP awards during his 20-year pro career.

ESPN also named him the greatest player in college basketball history for his outstanding career at UCLA.

He has been an author, coach and sometimes actor after his retirement.

He is here in Spokane to share his experiences through his fundraising program called Raise Your Hoop I.Q. that benefits basketball related organizations.

His presentation costs $50 and will take place at 7 p.m. Tonight (June 26) in the Martin Woldson Theatre at the Fox in downtown Spokane.

Tickets are on sale Fox box office or through Ticketswest.

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