The NBA has created a new award in honor of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the leagues all-time leading scorer and a noted civil rights activist. "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, 74, told the undefeated. "I know I have some history with this, so im happy the way it's worked out." Kareem than said "Right then and there I knew who I was and who I had to be." Read the full article on "ESPN."