Andre Drummond Honors Sandy Hook Victims with Jersey Donation and Names on Shoes

AUBURN HILLS, MI - NOVEMBER 3: Andre Drummond #0 of the Detroit Pistons shoots a free-throw against the Boston Celtics during the game on November 3, 2013 at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Dan Lippitt/NBAE via Getty Images)
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Kyle NewportFeatured ColumnistDecember 15, 2013

On Sunday night against the Portland Trail Blazers, Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond will honor the victims of the the horrific tragedy that took place at Sandy Hook Elementary School last year.

The 20-year-old tweeted that he will donate his game-worn jersey to the school:

He also wrote the names of the 26 victims on the sneakers that he will be wearing:

Drummond, who went to UConn, found a terrific way to honor the victims. It's a classy move by the young star, and he is doing a great thing for the community.

Saturday, Dec. 14, marked the one-year anniversary of the tragic event.

Hat tip to Kevin Zimmerman of SB Nation for the find.

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