Zion Williamson covering salaries for arena workers throughout NBA hiatus

Sports

NEW ORLEANS (WNCN) — Zion Williamson has joined his counterparts in the NBA by stepping up to provide financial relief for arena workers throughout the league’s 30-day hiatus.

The former Duke Blue Devil star announced the news via Instagram. For workers at the New Orleans Pelicans’ Smoothie King Arena, Williamson will donate $100,000 to the cause.

Read what Zion had to say via Instagram:

Williamson is just one of the latest to join the stance of Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban who suggested a plan should be in place to help teams’ hourly workers.

For more stories like this that matter to you, click here to download the CBS 17 News app for free.

Watch live newscasts, get breaking news and sign up for push alerts – download now

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Sponsored Content
Visit Buy Local

Trending Stories