There are few with a bigger heart for helping others than NBA veteran Felipe Lopez – so much so that last week the United Nations recognized the forty-year-old Dominican native for all his hard work.  Here is what he had to say:

“Words cannot described how grateful im to have received a #philanthropy award @TheUnitedNations @unitednation. Thanks to #UNCSF founder & President of American-China Sports Association #AmyZhou my brothers @dreyes34 #jermainegrant. The lovely host of evening @hot97 #streetsoldier @fox5ny @lisaeverslive. Congrats to the others recipients my #Dominican Hermanos @ifbbvictormartinez @nfl @tutanreyes @nba @AnthonyAvent00.”