Kareem Abdul-of Jabberbot: Chris Pizzello / AP
A member of the hall of fame of the National basketball Association (NBA) Kareem Abdul-Jabbar spoke about the impact of actor and martial arts master Bruce Lee in his career. A fragment of an interview with a former athlete published in the YouTube channel of ESPN.
73-year-old NBA champion admitted that he began to train under Lee before the start of performances in the professionals. Abdul-Jabbar noted that training with Lee helped him in the career of a basketball player. Regular stretching and strength training along with actor helped him to avoid injuries in professional sports.
Abdul-Jabbar is known for his “Milwaukee Bucks” and “Los Angeles Lakers”. He six times became the champion of the NBA. On account of the pivot 38 387 points.
Abdul-Jabbar was friends with Lee and even starred in one of the films masters of martial arts. In the last movie “Game of death” basketball player played final opponent of the main character of the film.
Video, photo All from Russia.