This #33 jersey was worn by Lew Alcindor when he led his high school team to three championships, a 71 game winning streak, and a 79-2 overall record earning him the nickname ” The Tower from Power” during his high school basketball in Power Memorial Academy. Kareem Abdul Jabbar (born Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor Jr.) is a retired professional basketball player who played 20 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Milwaukee Bucks and the Los Angeles Lakers. He was a record six-time NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP). He was also honored as one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History.
During the summer of 1968, Alcindor took the shahada twice and converted to Sunni Islam, though he did not begin publicly using his Arabic name until 1971.