NBA great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar wants NFL player to stop using his name

December 1997
Jet;12/01/97, Vol. 93 Issue 2, p47
Informs that National Basketball Association (NBA) legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has filed a lawsuit against National Football League (NFL) player Karim Abdul-Jabbar so that the football player will stop using his name. When the basketball player changed his name; The Muslim faith of both men.


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