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-- -- of the greatest plays NBA history -- it was in the all star game nineteen times and as -- he won six championships Kareem Abdul Jabbar is here right now.
But he's talking about -- -- none of his teams that he had a chance to play for one he studied.
He's here to talk about the best team you've never heard of the Harlem friends and all -- slide.
Featured in their brand new film on the shoulders of giants with -- us right now Kareem Abdul Jabbar -- welcome back.
The -- good morning congratulations on the project think you're talking about 1920s.
What Terri would what did you find out about this team.
I first found out about him when I was in high school but I didn't learn too much about life and we were very good team.
Put that was about it you know the -- and they've played very well -- Harlem was really proud of them and really the starting.
A movement to integrate.
So we -- focus on you know African Americans and not be allowed to play in baseball but meanwhile the same thing was happening a basketball wasn't.
Basketball of football really the only sport that was integrated during those times -- twenties and thirties was boxing.
Right that was only one we're.
Special thanks to Jack Johnson have been so good they couldn't that I am Jamie Foxx is also narrated you narrated some of it.
When you found out about these people what really stood out.
Are just the fact that and they they went through a lot to ought to play the game and two.
Make a stand for the fact that.
Black Americans could contribute in this area also -- it's a lot to stores quite similar to that of the negro leagues baseball to ensure that they played the game because they love the game.
Well they weren't given a fair she -- fair shake by the by the major leagues but they still play the game because they loved it.
-- you said that they stopped playing in 1948 because.
They were refused entry into the NBA.
They'd be applied to to enter the NBA and the NBA refused them entry zone the team disbanded.
They think more less so FEMA.
So it it debuted on the 21 of January the dvd is out this week.
Are you can get it starting the fifteenth on -- do -- So it's it and another important story.
And to be honest -- don't doing things is important things you do or just significant immediate differences society but I really wanna find out about you.
That you're cancer free ever -- was concerned when they heard about leukemia contracted.
How are you.
I'm to a find good deterrent cancer free was the one that I should not have used no one is ever totally cancer right.
What -- it's as close to -- as it could possibly.
I'm definitely in remission and I can stay there but I -- the wrong term by stating cancer free.
Right but you look fantastic and you say the doctors are very happy you have been very happy very big Mormon just keep on doing what I'm doing Sorkin theorem.
Continuing to -- people -- -- -- -- people feel -- you people and I hope you get that job in the NBA could you certainly -- as the greatest -- player ever but Abdul Jabbar.
He got me three days as a kid I was doing to buy -- house mom really -- to Jabar when -- -- in grammar school.
And you got me -- every single time offender -- job Stephen --
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