Seth Curry joins former Duke basketball players in fight against COVID-19

Duke basketball alum Seth Curry (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)
Duke basketball alum Seth Curry (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images) /

Seth Curry of the Dallas Mavericks has become the latest Duke basketball player to help join the fight against COVID-19 with a donation to the health care workers.

There are very few people more important right now than the health care workers in the United States of America, and former Duke Blue Devil and current Dallas Maverick Seth Curry pitched in to show his gratitude to the American heroes.

Curry bought dinner for the doctors, nurses, staff, and all health care workers with a donation of 50 pizzas from Cane Rosso Pizzeria to Parkland Hospital, which is located in Dallas.

The former Blue Devil who is in his second stint with the Mavericks has seen the best two seasons of his professional career come in Dallas as he calls the area his home.

Cane Rosso posted about Curry’s donation on its Facebook page.

Whenever he's not knockin' down 3s for the Dallas Mavericks, Seth Curry is buying pizzas for healthcare workers in his…

Posted by Cane Rosso on Friday, April 3, 2020

Seth Curry joins the likes of Zion Williamson, Kyrie Irving, and Jayson Tatum as all the former Duke basketball players who have pitched in and helped in the fight against COVID-19 in the cities of their team or in their hometowns.

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Curry has been nursing an ankle injury prior to the suspension of the NBA season as the Mavericks were in prime position to make the Western Conference Playoffs with a 40-27 record, currently the No. 7 seed in the conference.

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Seth Curry is not the only member of his family who has raised awareness for the deadly disease which is the coronavirus as his brother and former NBA MVP, Stephen Curry, had an Instagram live session with Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

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The Instagram live netted almost 50,000 viewers as Duke basketball head coach Mike Krzyzewski had an interview with Dr. Fauci in the final installment of his radio show, Basketball and Beyond with Coach K, of the season.

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Seth Curry’s gesture is something all Americans should try and emulate, in their own capacity, in thanking those who are risking their lives to save the lives of others who are infected with the coronavirus.

For more information about COVID-19, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s website or the website for your state’s Department of Health.