Kareem tells Rens' story with 'Giants'

Abdul-Jabbar visits Newark for screening of his documentary on Harlem hoops team

Updated: February 12, 2011, 8:40 AM ET
By Mike Mazzeo | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEWARK, N.J. -- The Harlem Rens might be the "greatest basketball team you've never heard of."

But Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who said he would have been a history teacher if he hadn't become a professional athlete, is hoping to change that.

The NBA's all-time leading scorer has produced a documentary about the Rens -- a prolific, all-black professional basketball team that overcame racism to captivate the hearts and imaginations of its fans in Harlem from 1922 ...

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