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NBA BASKETBALL STARS SCORE FOR THE PEOPLE OF JAPAN - Several NBA stars including Pau Gasol, Derrick Rose and Russell Westbrook, to donate to Direct Relief International’s Japan Relief and Recovery Fund Los Angeles, CA (March 24, 2011) -- Direct Relief International, one of the world’s leading medical relief organizations, today announced that twenty players from the National Basketball Association (NBA) have committed to supporting the organization in their effort to help the people of Japan recover from the devastating earthquake and tsunami of March 11, 2011. Many of the players are donating $1,000.00 for every point they score in their respective games occurring March 25-27th including LaMarcus Aldridge, Marc Gasol, Pau Gasol, Al Horford, JaVale McGee, Derrick Rose and Russell Westbrook. Others have committed to a set donation including DJ Augustin, Jarron Collins, Jason Collins, Mike Dunleavy Jr., Tyreke Evans, Danilo Gallinari, Xavier Henry, Antawn Jamison, Jason Kapono, Quincy Pondexter, Brian Scalabrine, Etan Thomas, and Ben Wallace.
"NBA Basketball Stars Score for the People of Japan"