The NBA announced the creation of a new season award and the league is naming it after an iconic Hall of Famer. The league will select a player after each season, honoring the individual who demonstrates a commitment to bringing awareness to social justice and inequalities. NBA clubs will nominate one player for the award, and finalists of the group will donate a combined $200,000 to social justice organizations. "It's nice to see the NBA try to promote social justice awareness, and I am very flattered they would see fit to name the award after me," Abdul-Jabbar told The Undefeated. "I know I have some history with this, so I'm happy the way it's worked out." Read the full article on "The Source."