Russell Westbrook has donated food for healthcare workers


Changed 23 May 2020, 🙂 IST

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Russell Westbrook says feeding healthcare workers fighting coronavirus at his local hospital is “ultimately hidden”.

Nurses from Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital intensive care and CVVID units were treated to a meal at The Nass Guy, a Los Angeles restaurant.

Westbrook was born in Long Beach, California and played college basketball at UCLA before joining the NBA in 2006.

The 31-year-old, who traded on the Houston Rockets before the 2012-2015 season, has been named in nine All-Star Games and was named the NBA MVP of the year in 2001 while with the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Along with an Instagram photo of meals and nurses, Westbrook wrote: “Last night I helped deliver food to nurses in the ICU and Kavid units at MLK Community Hospital in my hometown.

“We are extremely humbled to be able to do this. We appreciate all your hard work at this time. Thank you for what you do!”

There have been more than 1.6 million confirmed cases of coronavirus in the United States, with more than 979,000 deaths.