Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Jerry West, Dikembe Mutombo Receive Legends Awards Before NBA All-Star Game in Cleveland Ceremony

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar


CLEVELAND, Ohio — As the NBA celebrates its 75th anniversary, the National Basketball Retired Players Association honored three of its legends Sunday morning at the 22nd NBA Legends Awards. The ceremony, formerly known as the NBA Legends Brunch, was held in the Huntington Bank Convention Center in downtown Cleveland before tonight’s All-Star Game.

Former Los Angeles Lakers greats Jerry West and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Denver Nuggets legend Dikembe Mutombo received awards for their work off the court. In addition, Rev. Jesse Jackson received an award from the NBRPA.

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