Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton looks up at global cultural ambassador and former NBA basketball star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012, at the State Department in Washington. Abdul-Jabbar will travel the world to engage a generation of young people to help promote diplomacy. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
January 18, 2012 7:32:33 PM PST
NEW YORK (AP) - January 18, 2012 --
The NBA's all-time scoring leader is now a global cultural ambassador.