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Basketball Stars Giannis Antetokounmpo, Zion Williamson & Blake Griffin Donate Wages To Arena Employees After NBA Season Suspension

Basketball Stars Giannis Antetokounmpo, Zion Williamson & Blake Griffin Donate Wages To Arena Employees After NBA Season Suspension

Giannis Antetokounmpo, Zion Williamson and Blake Griffin are just three of the basketball stars giving back big time during the coronavirus pandemic.

Just days after the NBA suspended the season, it was revealed that thousands of workers would be out a job because of that.

However, Blake, Zion, Giannis and more are donating their money to those who are missing out on the pay they would’ve otherwise made.

“It’s bigger than basketball! And during this tough time I want to help the people that make my life, my family’s lives and my teammates lives easier. Me and my family pledge to donate $100,000 to the Fiserv Forum staff. We can get through this together!” Milwaukee Bucks player Giannis shared on Twitter.

Zion, who plays for the New Orleans Pelicans, shared on Instagram: “These are the folks who make our games possible, creating the perfect environment for our fans and everyone involved in the organization. This is a small way for me to express my support and appreciation for these wonderful people who have been so great to me and my teammates and hopefully we can all join together to relieve some of the stress and hardship caused by this national health crisis.”

Blake committed to donate $100,000, and Cleveland Cavaliers player Kevin Love also shared his plans to donate wages.

After the NBA announced the season suspension, Mark Cuban, who owns the Dallas Mavericks, revealed that he has a program in place to financially support the arena workers.

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