Sad New :Kareem Abdul-Jabbar The Talented Key Player Had Accident Resulting…NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar breaks hip in fall at concert: Rep - ABC News

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is on the mend following an accident that left him with a broken bone.

PEOPLE can confirm that the famed athlete, 76, is receiving care after he broke his hip during an “accidental fall” in Los Angeles on Friday evening.

“Last night, while attending a concert, Kareem had an accidental fall and broke his hip. He will have surgery today,” Abdul-Jabbar’s longtime business partner, Deborah Morales, tells PEOPLE in a statement.

“We are all deeply appreciative of all the support for Kareem, especially from the Los Angeles Fire Department who assisted Kareem on site, and the amazing medical team and doctors at UCLA Hospital who are taking great care of Kareem now,” she adds.

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