Originally Posted by insidehoops
Ron Artest of the Los Angeles Lakers is the 2010-11 recipient of the J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award presented annually by the Professional Basketball Writers Association. The award is named for the second commissioner of the league and honors an NBA player or coach for outstanding service and dedication to the community.
More info: http://www.insidehoops.com/blog/?p=7573
This is great news and great PR for the image of what used to be one of the leagues most notorious players.