Latrell Sprewell, Who Made Over $100M In NBA Career, Creates GoFundMe To Get $35K To Help Sick Granddaughter

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Way back in 2004, Latrell Sprewell once turned down a $21.4 Million Contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves because it wasn’t enough to feed his family. That decision would haunt him as he would never play in the NBA again.

Those funds could be needed today as the former NBA all-star is desperately asking the public to donate $35,000 to his GoFundMe to help his sick granddaughter. Sprewell made over $100 million in his career.

Via GoFundMe:

“Hi Everyone My name is Latrell Sprewell yes correct!!! The former NBA player. I am in need My granddaughter is battling cancer. So any donations will help my granddaughter Tessa beat cancer she is very 1 year old and is fighting . Anything will do but I would just like to try to save her life she means the world to me and her mother. Thank you for everyone taking the time to donate. She has been Diagnosed with leukemia.

I’m grandfather to Tessa . She’s been a gift of joy since she became part of are family. All the donations raised will be help to pay for her medical bills and travels to her medical appointments. The Beneficiary on this is Cameron Carson my daughter Tiffany boyfriend.

After the donations are done giving I will present my daughter family will alll funds raise to help my granddaughter Tessa out with cancer Treatments.”

During his 13 seasons with the NBA, Sprewell played for 3 teams and averaged 18.3 points, 4.1 rebounds, and 4.0 assists in 913 regular season games.