'New Girl': Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Offers Insight into Winston's Latvian Basketball Career


Since retiring from basketball in 1989 as the NBA's all-time leading scorer, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has worn many hats. The 64-year-old is an author, documentary filmmaker and U.S. cultural ambassador. He has appeared in dozens of films and television series, the latest of which finds him playing himself.

Tuesday's episode of New Girlwelcomes him as a helpful co-worker to Winston (Lamorne Morris) when he takes an assistant job to a tyrannical radio host (Phil Hendrie). The Hollywood Reporter spoke with Abdul-Jabbar ahead of his latest gig, and, like so many guest stars before him, he admitted to being drawn in by star Zooey Deschanel. Read More...



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