The NBA created the "Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion Award" to recognize players who are making strides in the fight for social justice. "I'm really proud of what the NBA has been doing all along in terms of activism and their efforts for equality and inclusion," Abdul-Jabbar said in an interview with The Associated Press. "I think they've done a great job. I've always felt that was something important and teaming up with them to be involved in this award is very meaningful." Read the full article on "apnews."