Each team will nominate one player from its roster for the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion award. "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 in a statement. "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 Los Angeles Times."