NBA’s Rudy Gobert donates $500K to COVID-related efforts in Utah, OKC, France

Utah Jazz center and NBA all-star Rudy Gobert has pledged 500,000 US dollars to aid medical efforts related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in Utah, Oklahoma City, and his home country France.

Gobert will be donating to the Vivint Smart Home Arena workers and staffers affected by the NBA season suspension.

He will likewise give to COVID-related efforts in both Utah and Oklahoma City, as well as the health department of France.

The 7-foot-2 center, who tested positive for the virus last week, also took his time to send a message to everyone.

The all-star reminded fans to observe proper precautionary measures and take the situation seriously.

As for his condition, Gobert says he is recovering and is close to being at full-strength once again.