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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. Video results for "skyhook"

  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Congratulations to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on His New Statue

    Chris Ryan

    The statue-makers of Greater Los Angeles are on alert! Kareem is getting his statue! Just like he asked for! Sure, they could cast the image of Kareem perfectly executing a skyhook outside of Staples Center. But wouldn't the statue of Chick Hearn get...

    Blog | August 28, 2012
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Secrets of the Skyhook

    J.A. Adande explores what is deemed as the deadliest shot the NBA has ever seen, the skyhook, which was perfected and used to great advantage by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar....

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  9. 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
  10. Skyhook, intimidation part of Jabbar 'curriculum'

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

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2005
  11. 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