In CloseUp360’s “Hoopers Meet Heroes” series, which connects NBA players with healthcare professionals on the frontline of the fight against the coronavirus in their respective cities, Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter chatted with Dr. Shuhan He, an emergency medicine physician in Boston who helped start GetUsPPE.org to provide adequate personal protective equipment to medical facilities.
This episode could be called heroes meeting heroes, Dr. He is a life long basketball fan, and Enes’s sibling is in medicine. They expressed their mutual admiration for the hard work needed to be successful in their fields. Dr. He and Enes also discussed the difficulties of life during quarantine and shared frustration over not being able to hit the gym to relieve stress.
Enes and Dr. He discussed the local outbreak in Boston, how the Celtics reacted to their teammate, Marcus Smart, testing positive for the coronavirus and how the team has been handling the quarantine. Enes then shared a special surprise with Dr. He.
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