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Griffin, who is in his third year in Detroit following more than seven seasons with the Los Angeles Clippers, is following the lead of other high-profile players who have donated part of their own salaries to help the affected workers at LCA due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

He joins Giannis Antetokounmpo and Kevin Love in pledging $100,000 to help employees in their home arenas…

The NBA will be out of commission for at least 30 days after Jazz center Rudy Gobert tested positive for COVID-19, which has halted commerce and culture worldwide. Prior to Gobert’s diagnosis, the league had been considering contingency plans, including playing all games without fans or moving games to less affected cities. With Gobert as Patient Zero, however, the league couldn’t take any more chances.

This week saw almost every major American sports organization cancel or postpone operations. March Madness was canceled after the NCAA initially planned to play the tournament without fans. The NHL suspended its operations indefinitely. MLB canceled spring training and the first two weeks of the season.