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Best Wishes for the "Captain", Kareem Abdul Jabbar

Hey OddBallers-

     Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is being treated for a rare form of leukemia, and the basketball great said his prognosis is encouraging. The NBA's all-time leading scorer was diagnosed last December with chronic myeloid leukemia, he told The Associated Press on Monday.

The 62-year-old Abdul-Jabbar said his doctor didn't give any guarantees, but informed him: "You have a very good chance to live your life out and not have to make any drastic changes to your lifestyle."

Abdul-Jabbar is taking an oral medication for the disease. He is a paid spokesman for the Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis, which makes a drug that treats the illness.

Citing the way Los Angeles Lakers teammate Magic Johnson brought awareness to HIV, Abdul-Jabbar said he wants to do the same for his form of blood cancer, which can be fatal if left untreated.

I've never been a person to share my private life. But I can help save lives," he said at a midtown Manhattan conference room. "It's incumbent on someone like me to talk about this."

This story was highlighted from BEN WALKER, AP National Writer. For more information on this story, go to: http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/2009/nov/10/nba-great-abdul-jabbar-has-rare-form-of-leukemia/

     Best wishes Captain, from all of us here at OddBall. You are a good man, great scholar, and Hall of Famer.



anonymousApril 10, 2013
As above.


We're most likely getting married outside, and around late morning. Even though it's a wedding...to me, a big white gown doesn't fit with the surroundings/situation.


There are another reason why I don't really want a big white gown either. I don't wear dresses very often but when I do I always buy quality. Wedding dresses seem to be too expensive for the quality they are. I would rather get a regular gown or dress for the same price as a wedding dress, because I think the quality would be better without the 200% mark-up the 'bridal' tag adds.


In fact, everyone wants to feel like a princess for that day. One of my firends suggested that buying a white dress online which will be much cheaper and with high quality. She has bought several dresses in the site. She told me that i can tailor my size and send it with order. Does anyone know how much it costs to get tailoring done not at the bridal salon? Or have any advice in purchasing overseas?


The price attracted me and i chose a wedding dress and an evening dress. The total price for the two dresses is lower than the price of a wedding dress in bridal salon.


I am planning to buy this white strapless wedding dress.




I also chose an evening dress and hope the dress will be with high quality as my friend described.







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