Kareem Abdul-Jabbar talks about his new memoir, Coach Wooden and Me: Our 50-Year Friendship On and Off the Court, and his decades-long friendship with UCLA coach and mentor John Wooden.
After the conversation, with sportscaster Dan Patrick, Adbul-Jabbar answers questions from the audience, including one young fan's question on who Kareem's favorite teammate was and why.
Later in this episode, we hear from patrons of RJ Julia on what's on their nightstand.
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Books in this episode:
Coach Wooden and Me: Our 50-Year Friendship On and Off the Court by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
The Black Arrow by Robert Louis Stevenson
The Disappearances by Emily Bain Murphy
Heartbreak Hotel by Jonathan Kellerman
The Force by Don Winslow
This Is Just My Face: Try Not to Stare by Gabourey Sidibe
Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty
Beren and Luthien by J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien
Like Family by Paolo Giordano