3 NBA players donate cash to pay workers who lost jobs over COVID-19

3 NBA players donate cash to pay workers who lost jobs over COVID-19

- Zion Williamson, Giannis Antetokounmpo and Blake Griffin, all of whom are NBA players of African descent have helped alleviate the financial burdens of several workers

- The 3 kind players made huge donations to employees who worked at NBA stadiums after they lost their jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic

- In total, the amount to be donated by the three men was about $300,000

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3 popular National Basketball Association (NBA) players Zion Williamson, Giannis Antetokounmpo and Blake Griffin have donated money to employees who lost their jobs due to COVID-19.

According to a report gathered by Face2FaceAfrica.com, the three gentlemen who are all of African descent decided to make the profound gesture after realizing the extensive economic damage that COVID-19 had caused.

It is indicated that many people who serve as hourly workers in basketball stadiums were thrown in financial difficulties as NBA matches were suspended because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Zion Williamson, of the New Orleans Pelicans, decided to cover the salaries for every worker at the Pelicans’ arena for 30 days.

Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks also donated $100,000 to the staff of the Fiserv Forum arena which would help them a lot in these hard times.

In addition, Blake Griffin, a forward for the Detroit Pistons also confirmed on Twitter he’s donating $100,000 to the staff of Little Caesars Arena.

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The three young benevolent men were not the only blacks engaged in life-changing donations lately.

Just recently, YEN.com.gh reported that Ghanaian celebrity and TV show host of the famous programme Restoration, Stacy Amoateng, has paid all school expenses for a random boy she met

The young boy who appears to be less than 13 was spotted by Stacy selling snails which he would later reveal was to cater for his expenses at school

Stacy, who was touched by the story offered the boy school fees, feeding fee, school bag and shoes enough to care for him in a whole year

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