NBA honors Carmelo Anthony for his social justice initiatives

As the NBA finals kick off on July 6 with the Phoenix Suns competing against the Milwaukee Bucks, the league has announced that Carmelo Anthony is the recipient of the inaugural Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion award. The NBA highlighted Anthony’s entrepreneurial and philanthropic endeavors and, according to a statement provided to ESPN, he was […]

NBA announces new social justice award named after Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

The NBA announced on Thursday, May 13, that it has created a new award in honor of retired NBA Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. The new honor will celebrate NBA players whose work off the court strives for social justice and racial equality. The title is officially known as the “Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion […]

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