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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 2007: Jamal Crawford, New York Knicks
November 2007: Chris Duhon, Chicago Bulls
December 2007: Dirk Nowitski, Dallas Mavericks
January 2008: Tracy McGrady, Houston Rockets
February 2008: Al Horford, Atlanta Hawks
March 2008: Stephen Jackson, Golden State Warriors
April 2008: Kevin Garnett, Boston Celtics
May 2008: Mike Miller, Memphis Grizzlies
June 2008: LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers
July 2008: Alonzo Mourning, Miami HEAT
August 2008: Charlie Villanueva, Milwaukee Bucks
September 2008: Chris Paul, New Orleans Hornets