It was announced today that Oklahoma City Thunder guard Chris Paul was named one of five recipients of the 2019-20 NBA Cares Community Assist Award. This is something earned by players due to their continued commitment to positively impacting their communities through sustained efforts over the course of the season.
In the official press release, Paul’s thoughts on winning the award were powerful.
“The community assist award is such an honor to me any year, but this year in particular. Given everything 2020 has thrown our way, it’s important that we the players continue to use our NBA platform to be the voice of the voiceless. I will continue to amplify and support