Thursday, June 21, 2018
Close  
  • share this

Babies born at Akron hospital get gifts during NBA finals

/ 03:35 AM June 04, 2016
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) dribbles against Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry during the first half of Game 1 of basketball's NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, June 2, 2016. AP

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) dribbles against Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry during the first half of Game 1 of basketball’s NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, June 2, 2016. AP

AKRON, Ohio — Newborns at the Ohio hospital where LeBron James and Stephen Curry were born will get some special gifts during the NBA finals as those stars face off.

Akron-based Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is giving care packages to parents of children born in Akron-area hospitals through June 19.

James and Curry were born at Akron City Hospital. The stars are going against each other as James’ Cleveland Cavaliers play Curry’s Golden State Warriors.

ADVERTISEMENT

Golden State won the first game Thursday in the best-of-seven series.

The Akron Beacon Journal (http://bit.ly/25D5xRk ) reports families of the newborns will receive a set of four tires, an “Akron Born” one-piece outfit and a car seat.

Summa Akron City Hospital, Cleveland Clinic Akron General and Akron Children’s Hospital are participating to help deliver the packages. TVJ

Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Akron City Hospital, CAVALIERS, Cleveland Cavaliers, Golden State Warriors, Lebron James, Ohio, Stephen Curry, WARRIORS
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2018 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.