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Best Athletes by Number: 32-65

No. 33

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

No. 33
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Another loaded number. Jabbar owns numerous NBA records, including, most famously, career points (38,387). He is a six-time NBA champion (1971, 1980, 1982, 1985, 1987, 1988).

Runner-up: Larry Bird

Worthy of consideration: Sammy Baugh, Tony Dorsett, Patrick Ewing, Scottie Pippen, Patrick Roy.
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