Today in Sports History: April 23

By Jonah Sharf

On April 23, 1989, Lakers legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar played in the final regular season game of his career, with the Lakers beating the Supersonics 121-117. Kareem recorded an efficient 10 points and six rebounds on five-for-six shooting. The Lakers made it to a third straight NBA Finals appearance during Kareem’s final postseason, but were swept by the Detroit Pistons. Kareem has one of the longest list of accolades of any NBA player through his 20-season Hall of Fame career, including being the all-time leading scorer in NBA history.

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