Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s son charged with stabbing neighbor

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Adam Abdul-Jabbar is seen in an image photo from an appearance on “Celebrity Family Feud.” (Eric McCandless/Walt Disney Television via Getty Images)

SANTA ANA, Calif. — The son of basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has been charged in California with stabbing a neighbor with a hunting knife during an argument over trash cans.

The Orange County district attorney’s office says 28-year-old Adam Abdul-Jabbar of San Clemente was charged Tuesday with assault with a deadly weapon and carrying a dirk or dagger.

Prosecutors say he stabbed his 60-year-old neighbor during a June dispute. Authorities say the man suffered a fractured skull and nearly died from blood loss.

Abdul-Jabbar’s attorney, Shawn Holley, tells the Orange County Register the neighbor started the altercation and it was Abdul-Jabbar who called police. 

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