The son of NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is accused of stabbing his 60-year-old neighbor in Orange County, California, authorities said.

Adam Abdul-Jabbar, 28, was arrested Wednesday after the incident, which occurred around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday evening. He was then booked on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, KABC reported.

The victim, Ray Winsor, was stabbed seven times before taking himself to an area hospital with multiple injuries, a Sheriff’s Department spokesperson said.

Winsor said he had an argument with the younger Abdul-Jabbar, whom he said he’s known since he was a child, over something simple — not taking out trash cans for pickup. He added that the two have had small arguments in the past.

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“I sort of got on him because the lady who takes care of him is [an] 83-year-old,” Winsor told the local ABC station. “[And] he doesn’t do anything for her and it just bums me out. She’s in a walker taking her trash cans down.”

Winsor said Abdul-Jabbar went into his own home and returned with a knife, allegedly telling Winsor he was going to “stick a knife through his teeth.”

“I said, ‘Really,’ because I thought he was only joking,” Winsor said in a television interview with KCAL9. “I’ve known the kid for a long time.”

“I turned and he was on me. I thought he was punching me, but he actually had a knife,” Winsor continued. “After the fourth punch, I felt a very sharp pain and noticed blood coming out of me, and then I had one to the top of my head, and I was trying to get back to my house and he was in front of me.”

Abdul-Jabbar, who’s one of three of the former basketball star’s sons, posted $25,000 bail and has declined comment.


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