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Metta World Peace Is Raffling Away His DPOY Award For ‘Family Defense
Metta World Peace is all about giving back to those in need.
The talented wing has had many ups and downs with his career on the court, but has always been a steady and active supporter of those in need.
Today, Metta World Peace keeps the ball rolling as he will donate his 2003-2004 defensive player of the year trophy to charity.
World Peace has decided to donate the money collected from the auction of his 2003-2004 defensive player of the year award to "Family Defense" charity.
Per ESPN:
World Peace said after practice Sunday that the goal is to raise $2 million to help young men become better partners and fathers. He initially said the trophy would be raffled off, but his publicist said Monday the giveaway will be a “sweepstakes” format and launch on World Peace’s birthday, Nov. 13.
“A lot of kids learn … how to calls girls ‘b’s’ and ‘h’s,'” World Peace said. “What about learning how to be a good father and be a good partner?”
How cool is this?
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Role model of the year!!!
2 years ago·Reply
Ron artest is a good dude the fightbatvthe palace reallyvtarniahed even thobhe had a lit of t fouls before but that fight put a really bad stigma on him but no one really mentions how trashy those pistols fans were that night arrest is a good role model perfect no but he has a good heart this is one reason why
2 years ago·Reply
An good role model! This is so amazing
2 years ago·Reply
Great display of selflessness from a true true role model!
2 years ago·Reply
Great news to start off the NBA season!
2 years ago·Reply