Cavaliers players pay it forward to Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse staff

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Posted at 6:27 PM, Apr 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-17 18:27:45-04

CLEVELAND — Two Cleveland Cavaliers players are doing their part to pay it forward during the COVID-19 pandemic that has impacted Ohio.

Cavs center Andre Drummond donated $60,000 to staff at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to a report from Pistons beat writer Rod Beard.

Drummond also donated headphones to Cleveland students to help them with their online learning, according to Beard.

On Friday, Cavs power forward Kevin Love shared a video with Gov. Mike DeWine thanking the first responders, health care workers and other essential workers for their efforts over the last several weeks to keep Ohioan healthy and safe.

In March, Love donated $100,000 to Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse staff right after the league halted the season due to coronavirus concerns.

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