by Kristal Pinales
Donating $500,000 to medical relief, Philadelphia 76ers’ Joel Embiib helps in the fight against COVID-19. The All-Star center is also financially assisting Sixers employees who are suffering financially because of salary reductions due to the coronavirus outbreak. “In these trying times, I’m proud of the Sixers Organization for reversing course and ‘doing a 180’. Let’s focus on beating this Coronavirus now. Let’s be responsible and trust the process!!” he tweeted. Professional athletes are continuing to encourage sports fans to follow all necessary protocols, and do what they can to ensure the overall survival and protection of their communities.