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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar visits ER two weeks after heart surgery
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar visits ER two weeks after heart surgery

Two weeks after having heart surgery, NBA Hall of Fame center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar went to the emergency room Wednesday, but he has since been released and is back home, according to a statement from his representative. The former Lakers player and assistant coach, who turned 68 this month, “was experiencing some discomfort following his April 16 quadruple bypass surgery,” the statement said. Abdul-Jabbar contacted his doctor, who told him to go to the emergency room at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, according to the statement. After being evaluated by his surgeon and cardiologist, it said, he was medically cleared. “His surgeon, Dr. Richard Shemin, said it is...

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