What is the former NBA basketball player Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's real name?

Answer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's original name was Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, according to the NBA. He was born in 1947 in New York. He converted to Islam during the 1971-72 season, legally changing his name a... Read More »

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What former New York Knicks basketball player was nicknamed'Earl the Pearl'?

NBA Hall of Famer Earl Monroe was nicknamed "Earl the Pearl" during his time with the New York Knicks in the1970s. Monroe, who played 13 seasons for the Baltimore Bullets and New York Knicks, helpe... Read More »

What former New York Knicks basketball player was nicknamed The Pearl?

Earl Monroe, a former New York Knicks basketball player, had the nickname "The Pearl." Monroe was born in Philadelphia and joined the National Basketball Association in 1967. His professional caree... Read More »

What is the meaning of the name Kareem?

The boy’s name Kareem derives from the name Karim, coming from the Arabic word meaning “generous” and “noble.” Used infrequently until the 1970s, the name peaked in popularity in 1977, wh... Read More »

Who was the former BYU basketball coach?

The Brigham Young University basketball program dates back over 100 years. The first coach was W.A. Colton. Recent coaches include Roger Reid, who coached from 1989 until 1996; interim coach Tony I... Read More »