Following on from the Dr J video of 1972, here is another classic video from the wonderful resource that is youtube. Lew Alcindor, later to become Kareem Abdul Jabbar, was a hesitant, young man in this interview — a long way from the polished interviewee and movie star of later years.

Here Lew talks about the great assistance that Oscar Robertson is on the court. That’s an understatement. Yes, even back in the day reporters asked completely useless questions.