Gainesville police officer Bobby White is using his viral fame to help bring basketball courts to the area’s under-served neighbourhood. White got a ton of attention last month after he responded to a complaint of kids shooting hoops in the street. Instead of telling the kids to stop, he joined in the game.
Now, he’s starting a foundation to spread his message: “Hoops not crime.”
Story by Tony Manfred and editing by Kristen Griffin
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