Modified 23 Could 2020, 00:02 IST
Russell Westbrook stated it was “extraordinarily humbling” to donate meals to healthcare staff combating coronavirus at his native hospital.
Nurses on the intensive care and COVID models on the Martin Luther King, Jr. Group Hospital have been handled to meals from Los Angeles restaurant The Good Man.
Westbrook was born in Lengthy Seaside, California and performed school basketball at UCLA earlier than getting into the NBA in 2008.
The 31-year-old, who was traded to the Houston Rockets earlier than the 2019-20 season, has gone on to be named to 9 All-Star Video games and was voted the 2017 NBA MVP whereas with the Oklahoma Metropolis Thunder.
Alongside an Instagram photograph with the meals and nurses, Westbrook wrote: “Final evening I helped present meals to the nurses within the ICU & COVID Models at my hometown hospital, MLK Group Hospital.
“Extraordinarily humbling to have the ability to do that and we admire all of your arduous work throughout this time. Thanks for all that you just do!”
There have been over 1.6million confirmed instances of coronavirus in america, the place greater than 97,000 folks have died.