One of the great things that you learn while following the NBA is just how generous it's players can be. Whether it be the NBA Cares campaign where they donate time and money to revitalizing communities, or giving back to where they grew up, there are countless examples of NBA generosity.
Kevin Love will match the historic donation that Russell Westbrook made last December according to an essay he wrote for The Player's Tribune about his time at UCLA. While the actual amount hasn't been disclosed, it was said that Westbrook's donation was the largest they had ever received from a basketball alumni in school history.
As a result of this donation. UCLA will name their new strength and conditioning building after the Cavs big man. Love will be honored on Saturday at the Bruins' home football game against the Stanford Cardinal.
Love played one season with the Bruins before declaring for the NBA. He averaged 17.5 points and 10.6 rebounds that year and lead the Bruins to the Final Four and earning PAC-12 Player of the Year honors. He also lead the NCAA in Win Shares that season with 11.3.