Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: What the NBA Championship Means to Me
By Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Read the full article from Jacobin, here.
Although winning is exciting, fulfilling, and pretty much everything you imagine it would be, I’m also well aware that whether in 1971 or 2021, an NBA championship is often about more than just a team hoisting a shiny gold trophy. It can also be a reflection of the country’s zeitgeist with all its cultural, social, and political turmoil.