Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's Appearance On Jeopardy

Kareem Doesn't Seem To Remember His UCLA Days Very Well...Or What Team He Played For In The NBA

10/16/09 in NCAABB   |   Jubanator14   |   367 respect

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is arguably one of the best players in basketball history. He was the ultimate winner and scorer in his time at UCLA but that might be all that he is when it comes to UCLA.

Kareem was on Jeopardy yesterday and up came the category "I Went To UCLA". That should be easy enough for one of the most successful UCLA graduates, plus the $400 answer is always the easiest. So Kareem picks it and Alex reads the question:

"Tell your old man to drag this '70s UCLA & Trail Blazer center (& Lanier!) up & down the court for 48 minutes"

Obviously the answer is "Who is Bill Walton?" but not in Kareem's world. The look on his face once Alex sarcastically yells NO! at him is priceless. Kareem also gives us a classic facepalm.

So keep your head up Kareem, I am sure there are lots of former players that don't remember which pro team they played on... right?
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11/1/09   |   nayh4960

Please talk to me Wordsmith

11/1/09   |   nayh4960

suzanneclark12 wrote:
give Kareem a break..his head is in the clouds....

 I want you friend

10/16/09   |   BluDevil   |   618 respect

classic line from airplane.

10/16/09   |   Eric_   |   7716 respect

Wolf Blitzer breathes a sigh of relief that the Jeopardy scrutiny is now on someone else.

10/16/09   |   suzanneclark12   |   435 respect

So, Kareem thinks HE needed to be dragged up and down the court?

give Kareem a break..his head is in the clouds....

10/16/09   |   mk_donley   |   2554 respect

I watched the show. Hilarious! Kareem missing that easy clue, is like missing the basket with a skyhook.

10/16/09   |   coach7   |   32 respect

That special lettuce he smokes is powerful or maybe he's ashamed of his status today and smokes to try to forget his glory days lol!! He looks more like a fan sitting in back of the bench then a coach or special adviser!!!!

10/16/09   |   Luweezyana   |   20 respect

Lol I saw this, it was funny.  No big deal though, it was a good laugh and no need to get bent out of shape.  We know Kareem was great and thas all that matters

10/16/09   |   TheRoss   |   356 respect

Kareem Abdul Jadummy!

10/16/09   |   Shiloh884   |   38 respect

I was watching too! LMAO  I never miss Jeopardy if I can help it!  I really don't think he understood the category at first, he did okay after that though he didn't win.  Heck, it's for charity - I love it when they screw up!

10/16/09   |   k64muir

Kareem you may want to change your name one more time