Accolades: 3x NCAA Champion at UCLA, All-Time Leading Scorer in NBA History, 6x NBA Champion, 6x NBA MVP, 2x NBA Finals MVP, 19x NBA All-Star
Kareem has always been great at basketball. He dominated in high school, college and the pros. He invented one of the most unguardable shots in NBA history and even named it. The "skyhook" helped him become the NBA's all-time leading scorer with 38,387 points—the closest active player is Kobe with 29,484 points.
Kareem converted to Islam and decided to change his name from Lew Alcindor in 1971 as a member of the Milwaukee Bucks because it was a part of his heritage—the offseason prior to Milwaukee's first and only NBA title. Once he went to L.A. he cemented his legacy by winning five MVP awards, five NBA titles, and gave Bruce Lee some work in The Game of Death.