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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Auctioning Four Of His NBA Title Rings For Charity

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NBA Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is placing 4 of his NBA championship rings up for public sale in an effort to lift funds for his Skyhook Foundation charity.

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“When it comes to picking between storing a championship ring or trophy in a room, or offering youngsters with a possibility to vary their lives, the selection is fairly easy. Sell all of it,” Abdul-Jabbar wrote on his blog.

“Looking again on what I’ve carried out with my life, as an alternative of gazing on the sparkle of jewels or gold plating celebrating one thing I did a very long time in the past, I would quite look into the delighted face of a kid holding their first caterpillar and take into consideration what I could be doing for his or her future.

“That’s a historical past that has no value.”

Worth noting, Kareem writes that he’s “on a stable monetary path” and isn’t promoting his gadgets for any private acquire. Proceeds from the sale of the rings and different gadgets will go to the Skyhook Foundation charity to assist profit youngsters study science, know-how, engineering and math.

You can try the public sale here.

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