Hoopers Meet Heroes: Trail Blazers’ CJ McCollum and Portland’s Dr. Esther Choo

The people on the frontline of the coronavirus pandemic are healthcare professionals, everyday citizens risking their lives to save those of their patients. They are the heroes right now.

In CloseUp360's “Hoopers Meet Heroes” series, which connects NBA and WNBA players with healthcare professionals on the frontline of the fight against the coronavirus in their respective cities, Trail Blazers star CJ McCollum chatted with Dr. Esther Choo, an emergency physician in Portland. Dr. Choo is also a founding partner of GetUsPPE, which delivers personal protective equipment to workers battling the pandemic.

So many healthcare professionals are facing an imminent shortage of PPE (personal protective equipment). To donate, please visit GetUsPPE.org/donate/#online and choose the "Hoopers Meet Heroes" fund in the drop-down menu.

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