WACO, Texas (KWTX) One of the most recognizable names in professional sports is coming to Central Texas.
The McLennan Community College announced Tuesday that Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will stop by the school as part of its McLennan Distinguished Lecture Series.
Abdul-Jabbar is the National Basketball Association’s all-time leading scorer, a six-time NBA champion and the league’s only six-time MVP.
President Barack Obama awarded Abdul-Jabbar the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor.
The Hall of Famer will speak on Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. at the Highlands Gym.
The event is free is and open to the public but tickets are required and go on sale on Aug. 30.