Dec. 28 (UPI) — Boston Celtics star Kyrie Irving had a stellar help on Thursday when he handed tons of of in cash to a homeless man in Houston.
Irving was strolling on the skin of the Toyota Center earlier than the Houston Rockets beat the Celtics 127-113 when the sequence unfolded.
The five-time All-Star was approached by a man as he was about to board the workforce bus. He reached down in his pants and pulled out the cash, as a safety guard stored watch.
Irving then handed the cash to the man, who screamed and threw his arms up in celebration. The man additionally adopted Irving to the bus and gave him a thanks.
Thomas Moreno caught the act of charity on video. He mentioned Irving gave the man a pair hundred bucks.
Irving went on to rating 23 factors within the loss. He additionally had 11 rebounds and 5 assists in opposition to the Rockets. The Celtics guard is averaging 23.3 factors and career-highs in assists (6.4) and rebounds (5.1) per recreation this season.
Irving is making greater than $20 million this season and has a $21.3 million participant choice in 2019.