Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and the perils of mistaken identity

Former NBA star Kareem Abdul-Jabaar speaks during the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia , Thursday, July 28, 2016. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Former NBA star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar speaks during the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia , Thursday, July 28, 2016. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Retired NBA star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar might have delivered the biggest laugh line of the night, if not the week:

“I’m Michael Jordan and I’m here with Hillary. I said that tonight because Donald Trump couldn’t tell the difference.”

Here’s the rest of his prepared remarks:

Captain Humayun Khan is one of 14 American Muslim soldiers who have died serving the United States since 9/11. His family emigrated from the United Arab Emirates, where Capt. Khan was born.


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