Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Says His Jazz-Filled Home Shaped His Game

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Says His Jazz-Filled Home Shaped His Game

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, 70, played 20 seasons in the NBA and won six championships. He is a contributing editor for the Washington Post and the Hollywood Reporter, and is the author of 12 books, including his latest, “Coach Wooden and Me: Our 50-Year Friendship On and Off the Court” (Grand Central). He spoke with Marc Myers.

Jazz was always on the turntable at home in New York. My dad had begun his career as a jazz trombonist. When I was 12, he took me to a Latin club where he played with the Mon Rivera Band. I was so…

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