Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Talks to Grizzlies About Helping Big Men - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Talks to Grizzlies About Helping Big Men

The Memphis Grizzlies may not be through with Big Time Off-Season acquistions..

THIS one would be on the Bench..

NBA Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is considering joining the Grizz as their Big Man Coach.

Jabbar sat in on the Grizzlies Practice Monday at FedExForum.

Memphis Brass wouldn't comment, but the Grizz have received permission from the L.A. Lakers to speak with Jabbar..

Sports Illustrated writer Arash Markazi reports Jabbar met with Memphis Big Men Sunday...

He spent the last several seasons working with the Lakers Andrew Bynum..a 7-footer who went straight to the NBA out of High School.

Memphis has 3-Young Centers in Marc Gasol, Hasheem Thabeet and Hamed Haddadi who could gain from Jabbars' tutelage.

The 62 Year Old Jabbar is the NBA's All-Time Leading Scorer and Inventor of the Legendary Sky Hook.

He is a 6-time NBA Champion.. 6-time League MVP...and a 19 time All-Star.

There is now word on a timetable for a decision.

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