Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is getting a statue
By Reid Cherner, USA TODAY
Mark Medina of the Los Angeles Times reports that the team will unveil a statue of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar outside of the Staples Center during the 2012-13 season.
Abdul-Jabbar will join Magic Johnson, Chick Hearn, Jerry West, Wayne Gretzky and Oscar De La Hoya as those honored with statues.
Tell your old man that the man deserves something for dragging “Walton and Lanier up and down the court for 48 minutes.” Roger, roger.
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