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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Statue Unveiling At STAPLES Center

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 16: Los Angeles Lakers legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (L) speaks after unveiling a statue of himself at Staples Center before the Lakers take on the Phoenix Suns on November 16, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Looking on are as his former teammates Earvin "Magic" Johnson (2ndL) James Worthy (3rdL) former Lakers general manager Jerry West, former Lakers coach Pat Riley(2ndR) and AEG president and CEO Tim Leiweke(Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Famous sports statues

July 23, 2013

When athletes play well for a team they are occasionally honoured with a statue outside the team's home stadium or arena. Toronto is going to get a statue of Ted Rogers outside the Rogers Centre.