Sixers star Joel Embiid is donating $500,000 to the COVID-19 medical relief fund. He’s also pledged to assist Sixers employees who will experience hardships from the recent news of the salary reductions. (Ramona Shelburne on Twitter)
This is an extremely kind gesture by one of Philadelphia’s own. He’s been a class-act since joining the 76ers organization in 2014. While the relief efforts to help fight and combat the coronavirus continue, there’s still no timetable set for when the NBA will resume play.