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The NBA Hall of Famer revisits his legendary role as Roger Murdock in the 1980 classic comedy in a new commercial for Travel Wisconsin. Abdul-Jabbar joins the film’s star Robert Hays and manages to pack a couple famous punchlines into the 30-second spot. The ad, which debuted Monday, coincided with Abdul-Jabbar’s appearance at the Milwaukee Bucks’ game versus the Utah Jazz. Abdul-Jabbar, the franchise’s leading scorer, waved to fans and told reporters that he would take advantage of any opportunities to join the team in some capacity. For The Win
He even said playing in a small-market city like Milwaukee, as opposed to a bigger one like New York, Chicago or Los Angeles, has allowed him a better opportunity to get acclimated to life in the NBA. “It’s very nice city,” he said. “It’s a city that doesn’t have many things to disturb you. It’s a city where you need to practice hard. I’m very happy I’m in Milwaukee.” New York Post
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