Dwight Howard has been using his offseasons to promote numerous philanthropic works in Tanzania, but his latest effort is making a life-changing impact on young women.
The NBA Players Association detailed Howard’s work alongside Sustainable Philanthropy Partners in East Africa to ensure girls have the basic sanitary products they need, which has a domino effect on their education. Howard explained to the NBPA:
“For a lot of the girls in these schools, once they go through their cycles, [the situation] is shunned upon,” he told the NBPA. “And they’re afraid to go to school because they get talked about.”
It’s no surprise that Minnesota is now on the list of teams Irving hopes to play for.
Butler and Irving were both a member of the 2016 USA Olympic team that won gold in Brazil. The two are reportedly close and were recorded playing in a pickup game together earlier this weekend.
It is fair to wonder what the Bulls could have traded for Irving. Chicago’s recent draft picks have struggled to make an impact and the team’s strategy in free agency had them signing veterans like Dwyane Wade and Rajon Rondo instead of young players with upside and trade value.
The Bulls are now squarely in rebuilding mode. Chicago will be expected to be one of the worst teams in the NBA this season and should be looking at a high lottery pick in the 2018 draft. Butler remains under contract for two more seasons in Minnesota.
The Irving trade rumors are just starting Cheap Game Jerseys to heat up. It Cheap Football Jerseys From China appears that the Bulls could have put themselves in that mix before deciding to trade their franchise player.