The NBA announced creation of the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion award on Thursday. Kareem said "I'm thrilled, I'm very honored that the NBA would name the Social Justice Award after me. I hope it serves as an inspiration to the guys in the league now to see what they can do. I think when they start competing with each other to do good things in their communities, we'll get a lot of positive results from that." Read the full article on "NBA.com"