NBA: Shaq aims to boost high school athletic programs hit by pandemic

By Rory Carroll (Reuters) – NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal is spearheading an effort to assist high school sports programs derailed by the COVID-19 pandemic and wants other big name celebrities to join the cause. O’Neal’s foundation and Icy Hot, which produces pain relief products, recently announced that 23 public high schools had been awarded “Get Game Ready” grants of various amounts. The money aims to meet a wide range of needs including personal protective equipment, uniforms, reusable water bottles, transportation costs and sports gear. O’Neal, four-time NBA champion and one of the m…

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