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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and the perils of mistaken identity

Retired NBA star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar might have delivered the biggest laugh line of the night, if not the week:

"I'm Michael Jordan and I'm here with Hillary. I said that tonight because Donald Trump couldn’t tell the difference.”

Here's the rest of his prepared remarks:

Captain Humayun Khan is one of 14 American Muslim soldiers who have died serving the United States since 9/11. His family emigrated from the United Arab Emirates, where Capt. Khan was born.

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Greg Bluestein is a political reporter who covers the governor's office and state politics for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.