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The Eyes Have It

April 17th, 2018
By the time he had reached the end of this 20-year playing career, basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabaar had become known as much for the safety goggles he wore during games as the skyhook he used to become a 19-time NBA All-Star and six-time NBA most valuable player. It was the result of repeated eye injuries, the last one being a second scratched cornea that he suffered midway through the 1974 season he spent with…