Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is expected to make a full recovery after undergoing quadruple coronary bypass surgery. (Scott Roth/Invision/AP Photo)
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is expected to make a full recovery after undergoing quadruple coronary bypass surgery. (Scott Roth/Invision/AP Photo)
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is expected to make a full recovery after undergoing quadruple coronary bypass surgery. (Scott Roth/Invision/AP Photo)

Baxter Holmes, ESPN

(ESPN.com) — Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the NBA’s all-time leading scorer, is expected to make a full recovery after undergoing quadruple coronary bypass surgery on his 68th birthday Thursday at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, the UCLA Health System announced in a statement Friday.

Abdul-Jabbar was admitted there this week with cardiovascular disease.

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