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Aussie NBA Players Donate to Bushfire Appeal

Nine Aussie NBA players and the NBPA and NBA have combined to donate $750,000 t the bushfire appeal.

To help their homeland, nine NBA players from Australia to banded together — along with the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) Foundation and the National Basketball Association (NBA) — to donate a combined $750,000 to rescue and relief efforts on the continent.

The players are Aron Baynes (Phoenix Suns), Jonah Bolden and Ben Simmons (Philadelphia 76ers), Ryan Broekhoff (Dallas Mavericks), Matthew Dellavedova and Dante Exum (Cleveland Cavaliers), Joe Ingles (Utah Jazz), Thon Maker (Detroit Pistons) and Patty Mills (San Antonio Spurs)

More than 25.5 million acres — roughly the size of the state of Kentucky — have been burned down by the wildfires across Australia in recent weeks. Experts estimate the fires have impacted more than half-a-billion animals on the continent.


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Just hope the money gets used probably

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It probably will get used.

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Great effort fellas

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Yes this is very credible.

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Nice work boys
It's been a huge effort by the firefighters, awesome job to everyone involved. Stay safe out there.

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like the black Saturday this money allows governments to forgo there requirements to insure and rebuild and will go to rebuilding government owned property like community centers/facilities which in reality should be the governments responsibility.

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ok boomer

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Patty Mills was the guest on the most recent Woj Pod podcast


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