NBA creates Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Award
The NBA announced Thursday the establishment of the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion award, a new distinction given annually to a player for "pursuing social justice and upholding the leagues decades-long values of equality, respect, and inclusion." "I'm honored and grateful to be associated with this award that will recognize the dedicated and selfless people fighting to promote social justice for all marginalized people," Abdul-Jabbar said. "To me, it's another giant step in the right direction for the country and all people who value equality." Read the full article on "The Score."