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.
Former #Pistons center Andre Drummond has donated $60K to arena staff in Cleveland and $100K to help get PPE for his hometown area in Connecticut. That's in addition to 10,000 headphones with JBL to schools in Detroit and Cleveland to support online learning.— Rod Beard (@detnewsRodBeard) April 17, 2020
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.
Here's a message from @cavs 🏀 All-Star @kevinlove for Ohio's frontline professionals and essential workers: "You're our true heroes." #InThisTogetherOhio #StayHomeOhiohttps://t.co/3lWx4J9t3J pic.twitter.com/OtvtC14NHX— Governor Mike DeWine (@GovMikeDeWine) April 17, 2020
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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