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Every month, the NBA chooses one player from across the league for the NBA Cares Community Assist Award presented by Kaiser Permanente. The award honors the NBA player who best reflects the passion that the league and its players have for giving back to their communities. This player is recognized for his outstanding efforts in the community and for his ongoing philanthropic and charitable work!

October 2006: Eric Snow, Cleveland Cavaliers
November 2006: Marcus Banks, Phoenix Suns
December 2006: Jermaine O’Neal, Indiana Pacers
January 2007: Rasual Butler, New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets
February 2007: Greg Buckner, Dallas Mavericks
March 2007: Al Harrington, Golden State Warriors
April 2007: Luol Deng, Chicago Bulls
May 2007: Mike Miller, Memphis Grizzlies
June 2007: Caron Butler, Washington Wizards
July 2007: Dwight Howard, Orlando Magic
August 2007: Dwyane Wade, Miami Heat
September 2007: Emeka Okafor, Charlotte Bobcats