The entire world has ground to a halt as we all work together to fight this global pandemic. For some people though, lockdowns and closings of non-essential businesses have meant financial burdens they are unable to deal with.
In the sports world alone, we have seen the impact. Stadium and arena workers no longer have work, freelance reporters and writers no longer have anything to write about. This crisis has affected everyone in one way or another.
We often call athletes heroes for doing incredible things in their sports, but right now some athletes are being actual heroes in their communities. This list is all about athletes who are helping to take care of the people around them.
On the court, no one is more all about themselves than Stephon Marbury. The guy literally tattooed his own “Starbury” logo onto the side of his head. However, off the court, Marbury has always been about trying to make the lives of people around him better.
Marbury is back in action with a plan to acquire 10 million n95 masks for New York City hospitals and first responders. Still playing in China, Marbury says he is working on a deal with a Chinese supplier to get the masks to America.