Biggest philanthropists in the NBA

A lot of charity may be done for PR and tax purposes, but that doesn’t change the fact that it gives disadvantaged people a helping hand.

Often coming from disadvantaged families themselves, NBA players just might be a little more selfless than other celebrity philanthropists. Below are 10 recently active NBA players that gave back the most to their communities, whether through working with charity organizations or starting their own.

Russell Westbrook

Russel Westbrook has his own charity called Why Not? Last Christmas, Why Not teamed up with Citizens Caring for Children to give 10000 of Oklahoma’s foster children backbacks filled with all kinds of Jordan prodcuts, clothing and books.