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‘We can get through this together:’ Giannis, Middleton donate $100K each to Fiserv Forum staff, Bucks to match

CHARLOTTE, NC - NOVEMBER 01: Teammates Khris Middleton #22 and Giannis Antetokounmpo #34 of the Milwaukee Bucks go up the floor against the Charlotte Hornets during their game at Spectrum Center on November 1, 2017 in Charlotte, North Carolina. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

MILWAUKEE — The league’s MVP doing MVP things. Giannis Antetokoumnpo will donates $100,000 to the Fiserv Forum staff that has been affected by the cancelation of events at the arena — and the Milwaukee Bucks are set to match his donation.

The Greek Freak announced on Twitter on Friday, March 13 that he wanted to “help the people that make my life, my family’s lives and my teammates’ lives easier.”

The NBA announced Wednesday, March 11 that the season was postponed indefinitely after two Utah Jazz players tested positive for COVID-19.

Bucks President Peter Feigin said in a statement Thursday, “Decisions about the status of remaining 2020 regular season is currently being determined. We thank our fans for their patience during this time and will continue to closely consult with the NBA, and city and state health officials to provide you with updates.”

Blake Shelton, Michael Buble and Dan+Shay postponed Fiserv Forum tour dates on Thursday, March 12 due to concerns of the virus.

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