Friday, May 18, 2012

Pau Gasol Receives Award

Congratulations to Pau Gasol, the 2011-12 recipient of the J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award.

This award presented annually by the Professional Basketball Writers Association and given annually to the player, coach or trainer who shows outstanding service and dedication to the community.

Gasol has been a UNICEF Ambassador for seven years and traveled the globe working with programs aimed at nutrition and education for children.

Gasol becomes the third Laker to win the award since it began in the 74-75 season (Magic Johnson 91-92, Metta World Peace 10-11). 

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