Treat all people with dignity and respect.
BY KAREEM ABDUL-JABBARUCLA VARSITY, 1967–69;THREE NCAA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
John Wooden built his basketball program a certain way—athletically, ethically, morally—because he believed it would attract a certain type of person, the kind of individual he wanted on the team. He was right.
I chose UCLA and Coach Wooden in large part because of those values. It was like that movie, Field of Dreams: “Build ...