Category: Nets

Peoria, Illinois’ native son and NBA star point guard Shaun Livingston of the Brooklyn Nets to raise money for his Foundation and Peoria Area Elite Basketball Saturday night at the Packard Plaza. The 2004 Journal Star Large School Boys Basketball Player of the Year from Peoria High graciously spent time shaking hands and talking to the overflow crowd. Shaun won back-to-back Class AA IHSA state championships and was the 4th pick in the NBA draft by the Los Angeles Clippers. ¬†Shaun teamed up with department store Target and donated $6,500 worth of gift cards to Washington families affected by the November tornado. “This is really a great way for me to come back and give back to the kids” Livingston said. “I just want to be able to inspire our youth and to set a good example” Here are few images from the event. Click here to view more images that are available to purchase.


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