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June 19, 2019

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Wizards’ Troy Brown helps homeless in his native Las Vegas

Troy Brown Washington Wizards

John Locher / AP

Washington Wizards’ Troy Brown Jr. shoots over the Philadelphia 76ers during the second half of an NBA Summer League basketball game Monday, July 9, 2018, in Las Vegas.

Washington Wizards rookie Troy Brown grew up in a home where food and clothing were never an issue with two educated, successful and loving parents. Such was not the case for some of Brown’s Centennial High School classmates who were homeless. So, to help homeless teens and the less fortunate in his hometown, Brown recently gave away a significant amount of basketball gear that he had accumulated over six years.

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