NBA Citizenship award winners in recognition of their work for the community throughout league history.

Citizenship award was created by NBA in 1974-75 season. Trophy is named after James Walter Kennedy, second NBA president.

List of NBA Citizenship Award winners by season

SeasonPlayerTeam
2018-19Damian LillardPortland Trail Blazers
2017-18José Juan BareaDallas Mavericks
2016-17LeBron JamesCleveland Cavaliers
2015-16Wayne EllingtonBrooklyn Nets
2014-15Joakim NoahChicago Bulls
2013-14Luol DengCleveland Cavaliers
2012-13Kenneth FariedDenver Nuggets
2011-12Pau GasolLos Angeles Lakers
2010-11Metta World PeaceLos Angeles Lakers
2009-10Samuel DalembertPhiladelphia 76ers
2008-09Dikembe MutomboHouston Rockets
2007-08Chauncey BillupsDetroit Pistons
2006-07Steve NashPhoenix Suns
2005-06Kevin GarnettMinnesota Timberwolves
2004-05Eric SnowCleveland Cavaliers
2003-04Reggie MillerIndiana Pacers
2002-03David RobinsonSan Antonio Spurs
2001-02Alonzo MourningMiami Heat
2000-01Dikembe MutomboPhiladelphia 76ers
1999-00Vlade DivacSacramento Kings
1998-99Brian GrantPortland Trail Blazers
1997-98Steve SmithAtlanta Hawks
1996-97P.J. BrownMiami Heat
1995-96Chris DudleyPortland Trail Blazers
1994-95Joe O'TooleAtlanta Hawks
1993-94Joe DumarsDetroit Pistons
1992-93Terry PorterPortland Trail Blazers
1991-92Magic JohnsonLos Angeles Lakers
1990-91Kevin JohnsonPhoenix Suns
1989-90Doc RiversAtlanta Hawks
1988-89Thurl BaileyUtah Jazz
1987-88Alex EnglishDenver Nuggets
1986-87Isiah ThomasDetroit Pistons
1985-86Rory SparrowNew York Knicks
Michael CooperLos Angeles Lakers
1984-85Dan IsselDenver Nuggets
1983-84Frank LaydenUtah Jazz
1982-83Julius ErvingPhiladelphia 76ers
1981-82Kent BensonDetroit Pistons
1980-81Mike GlennNew York Knicks
1979-80Austin CarrCleveland Cavaliers
1978-79Calvin MurphyHouston Rockets
1977-78Bob LanierDetroit Pistons
1976-77Dave BingWashington Bullets
1975-76Slick WattsSeattle SuperSonics
1974-75Wes UnseldWashington Bullets
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