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  1. Randle, Clarkson offer up glimpse of future

    Dave McMenamin

    LAS VEGAS -- It wasn't quite Magic Johnson jumping into Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's arms when The Captain made a buzzer-beating skyhook to lead the Los Angeles Lakers to a win in Johnson's first game as a pro. But there certainly was some unbridled enthusi...

    Blog | July 15, 2014
  2. Brittney Griner learns skyhook from NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabba...

    Looking up to someone for one of the few times in her basketball life, Brittney Griner leaned into the 7-foot man in front of her, watching and listening as he flipped in one hook shot after another.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2013
  3. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, signature skyhook honored by Los Angeles Lak...

    Arash Markazi

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's skyhook has been captured in bronze for future generations of basketball fans.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2012
  4. 25 years ago for the Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics, it wa...

    Mike Downey

    Magic's 'junior, junior skyhook' in the 1987 NBA Finals still a fresh memory.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2012
  5. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar -- Back-to-basket centers are no more

    Dave McMenamin

    Hall of Fame center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar says the days of the back-to-the-basket center in the NBA are over.

    Story | Conversation | February 03, 2012
  6. A Few More Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    TrueHoop reader Christopher, reacting to an earlier link to a Kareem Abdul-Jabbar tribute: "OK, here's my take on the SkyHook: It may have been the single greatest offensive weapon in sports history. Really -- not only because of the truly sick numbe...

    Blog | December 02, 2008
  7. Skyhook, intimidation part of Jabbar 'curriculum'

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is on a mission to teach trash talking in Shanghai.

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2005
  8. Kobe-Odom (42 points) get the win over Pierce-Davis (50)

    Kobe Bryant and Lamar Odom each scored 21 points, Chris Mihm had 19 points and 15 rebounds, and the host Los Angeles Lakers beat the Boston Celtics 104-95 on Tuesday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | February 22, 2005