Summer 2024

NBA, NHL players/owners cover lost wages for arena workers amid suspended seasons

The NBA and NHL each made the unprecedented decision to suspend their regular seasons last Thursday due to concerns about the coronavirus outbreak. With no games to be played in the near future, thousands of everyday arena workers are faced with the possibility of losing the income they would have made.

Yet some of the biggest names from around the two leagues have stepped in to help. Here are just a few:

https://www.instagram.com/p/B9sFV-nFTRG/?utm_source=ig_embed

Many of the owners from the two leagues have decided to assist as well:

https://twitter.com/FriedgeHNIC/status/1238495846313996304?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1238495846313996304&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fca.sports.yahoo.com%2Fnews%2Fdevils-ducks-among-teams-committed-to-paying-event-staff-after-suspension-203527695.html

The NBA’s suspended regular season will be re-evaluated after 30 days, while the NHL gave no timetable for a return to action.

“Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in your power to act.” — Proverbs 3:27

RELATED STORIES:
Basketball star Jeremy Lin donates money to fight coronavirus, cites Scripture
POY frontrunner Obi Toppin of Dayton looks to God amid NCAA cancellations
Former NFL RB Michael Pittman asks for prayers for family member with coronavirus