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Phoenix Suns' Bismack Biyombo To Donate His NBA Salary To Build A Hospital In The Congo

NBA player Bismack Biyombo has been an active source of support for his home country of the Congo, and his latest heartwarming announcement is no different. The Phoenix Suns center is donating his entire 2021-22 salary to build a hospital in the Congo to pay homage to his late father, according to Bleacher Report. The generous contribution was announced in a video from his charity foundation, which “creates opportunity for game changers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)” through athletics, education, and health, per its website. After initially leaving basketball in the fall of 2021 due to the loss of his father, Biyombo returned under the condition of him playing on the court being for a greater cause. “What I told my agent was my salary for this year would be going to the construction of a hospital back home to give hope to the hopeless,” he shared in the video. “And those individuals who can not take their family members out and want to be able to give them better...

Ngozi Nwanji

Mar 14, 2022