ATLANTA (AP) — The final shot of Sunday’s NBA All-Star Recreation shall be price $300,000 for both the Thurgood Marshall School Fund or United Negro School Fund, the league mentioned Wednesday in revealing how an estimated $3 million in charitable donations from the competition shall be distributed.
These two organizations that assist traditionally Black faculties or universities would be the main benefactors, every assured $500,000 in scholarship funding earlier than the sport even begins and with an extra $750,000 at stake through the recreation.
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The groups captained by LeBron James and Kevin Durant will every characterize a type of teams, and the profitable crew in every of the primary, second and third quarters will accumulate $150,000 for his or her respective group. The primary crew to hit the goal rating and win the All-Star Recreation will get the ultimate $300,000 in scholarship funds.
Black establishments will see a minimum of one other $1.25 million assured from the abilities competitions and All-Star Recreation, the NBA mentioned. Every help within the recreation will generate $1,900 in scholarship funds; final 12 months’s recreation had 77 assists, which if matched this 12 months would imply $146,300.
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