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De’Aaron Fox honored breast cancer survivors with his draft day suit

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The Kings got themselves a good one.

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Shortly after the Sacramento Kings drafted De’Aaron Fox with the 5th pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, Fox unveiled the lining of his NBA Draft suit, custom made with breast cancer awareness ribbons in honor of his mother Lorraine, a 21-year breast cancer survivor.

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In a Q & A Fox held with the NBPA back in May, Fox detailed Lorraine’s journey through breast cancer, and talked about what he’d like to do for breast cancer awareness moving forward.

NBPA: Do you have any ideas on how you want to give back to the community?

DF: At some point, I want to be able to run basketball camps in the city that I play for and going back to Houston. And I want to do something with breast cancer. So my mom, [Lorraine], had breast cancer. She’s about a 21-year survivor.

NBPA: Is it motivating for you to see your mom still working at Walmart, waking up at 3 a.m. to get to her job?

DF: Yeah. With her, she can talk about retiring all she wants. But I feel like she’ll pick up a job just because my mom always wants to be doing something. It’s a strong possibility she’ll still work after I get drafted.

We heard a lot about Fox’s high character leading up to the draft, and this is a perfect example of that. Get ready, Sacramento. De’Aaron Fox-led basketball camps are coming your way.