Big assist: Victor Oladipo gifts car to domestic violence survivor

first_imgIndiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo, right, passes the basketball defended by Boston Celtics guard Jaylen Brown during an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/R Brent Smith)INDIANAPOLIS — Victor Oladipo got an early jump on the giving season.The Indiana Pacers star has gifted the Kia car he won as the 2017-18 NBA Most Improved Player to a domestic violence survivor who works with the Julian Center, an IndianapADVERTISEMENT Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Steph Curry makes last-second layup, Warriors beat Clippers Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew olis organization supporting domestic violence survivors.Renita Hills was honored on the court during the Pacers’ game Sunday against Washington. Oladipo appeared in a taped message with the car and called Hills “an inspiration to so many people.” Pacers mascot Boomer then gave Hills the keys.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissOladipo won the NBA Cares Community Assist Award for December 2015 for his work that incudes giving $35,000 to a center that works with children dealing with hearing loss, along with donating a car and money to a single mother and her daughter to help them transition out of living in an Orlando women’s shelter.When @VicOladipo won the NBA’s Most Improved Player Award, he was given a brand-new Kia.Tonight, he surprised Renita Hills, a domestic violence survivor who now works with @juliancenter, with the keys to that car. 🎁🚗🔑— Indiana Pacers (@Pacers) December 23, 2018ADVERTISEMENT ‘Mia’: Rom-com with a cause a career-boosting showcase for Coleen Garcia Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title No.13 lucky for Orlando Bloom View comments LATEST STORIES Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. After winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folklast_img