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Bruce Lee fights Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Bruce Lee (left) fights basketball star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in the film Game of Death. The unfinished film was still in production when Bruce Lee died in 1973; it was later finished with body doubles and released in 1978.

Bruce Lee was 5'8" tall, Jabbar 7'2". Jabbar was playing for the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks at the time of filming; he later moved to the Los Angeles Lakers and continued playing professional basketball until his retirement in 1989.

See our biography of Bruce Lee