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Houston Rockets all-star guard Russell Westbrook has donated 650 computers to children in the U.S. to facilitate home-based learning as schools remain closed due to coronavirus.

”Now more than ever, we need our internet providers to help our students close the digital divide in our city. @russwest44 through his Why Not? Foundation and Comp U Dot will donate 650 laptops for students in our city to assist them with their digital education,” Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said late Monday.

The Rockets also released a statement late Monday on the initiative.

“In response to the challenges of the digital divide

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