Carmelo Anthony Honored With NBA’s Social Justice Champion Award The NBA is honoring Carmelo Anthony for his off-the-court work promoting social justice and equality. Anthony was announced as the first-ever winner of the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion award. The 10-time All-Star sayd he was “truly humbled” by the honor and hopes it encourages others to “do their part in making equality and justice for all”. What other athletes do you admire for their off-the-field work?