Reggie Bullock wins 2022 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion Award

With his team entering Sunday’s Game 3 down 2-0 to the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference Finals, Dallas Mavericks swingman Reggie Bullock seemingly broke his own news via social media that he had been selected as the winner of the 2022 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion award ahead of reports and the officialContinue reading “Reggie Bullock wins 2022 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion Award”

NBA Announces Five Finalists for 2022 Social Justice Award

After awarding the inaugural Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice award to Los Angeles Lakers forward Carmelo Anthony last season, the NBA announced on Monday the five finalists for this year’s honor. Dallas Mavericks swingman Reggie Bullock, Milwaukee Bucks point guard Jrue Holiday, Memphis Grizzlies big man Jaren Jackson Jr., Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns and TorontoContinue reading “NBA Announces Five Finalists for 2022 Social Justice Award”

Carmelo Anthony Wins Inaugural Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion Award

Although his 2020-21 season came to an abrupt end following Portland’s first-round playoff exit at the hands of the Denver Nuggets, Trail Blazers forward Carmelo Anthony still collected hardware for his work off the court. Tuesday night, the NBA announced that Anthony was the winner of the inaugural Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion Award. TheContinue reading “Carmelo Anthony Wins Inaugural Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion Award”

NBA creates Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion Award

After decades of social activism during his playing days and in his post-career endeavors, it’s fitting that NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is the namesake of the league’s newly-created award that will honor a player that emerges in the fight for social justice off the court. Thursday, the NBA announced the creation of the Kareem Abdul-JabbarContinue reading “NBA creates Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion Award”