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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!

February 2012: Wesley Matthews, Portland Trails Blazers
March 2012: Gerald Henderson, Charlotte Bobcats
April 2012: Rudy Gay, Memphis Grizzlies
Seasonlong Winner: Pau Gasol, Los Angeles Lakers