2023 NBA SOCIAL JUSTICE CHAMPION AWARD
Warriors' Curry wins 2022-23 Social Justice award
The annual award recognizes a current NBA player for pursuing social justice and upholding the NBA's values of equality, respect and inclusion.
KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR: SOCIAL JUSTICE ADVOCATE
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Receives the Presidential Medal of Freedom
Despite being a six-time champion and perennial All-Star, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has been just as impactful off the hardwood. Because of his social justice efforts, he was bestowed the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama saying Abdul-Jabbar is, An American who illuminates all our highest aspirations.