Kareem Abdul-Jabaar takes flight in new commercial

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Kareem Abdul-Jabaar may be an NBA legend but he is also a veteran of the silver screen and the star is looking for a comeback.

The former Lakers and Bucks player, had a role in the 1980 move 'Airplane!', the movie is well known for the scene in which Abdul-Jabaar defends his play style against a small child.

However now Kareem is reprising the role as a co-pilot in a new commercial for Visit Wisconsin.

The Hall of Famer played for six years in Wisconsin for the Milwaukee Bucks and was even a guest at BMO Bradley Harris Center last night as the Bucks defeated the Utah Jazz.

Kareem stars in the new commercial that you can see above. Robert Hays also reprises his role from the movie.

Whether it will make people want to visit Wisconsin or not, Kareem sure provides great entertainment both on and off the court.



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