Victor Oladipo Gives Brand-New Car to Domestic Violence Survivor at Pacers Game

Rob Goldberg@TheRobGoldbergFeatured ColumnistDecember 24, 2018

Victor Oladipo, of the Indiana Pacers, accepts the most improved player award at the NBA Awards on Monday, June 25, 2018, at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
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Indiana Pacers star Victor Oladipo took the car he won as the NBA's Most Improved Player last season and donated it to domestic violence survivor Renita Hills, per the Associated Press.

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When @VicOladipo won the NBA’s Most Improved Player Award, he was given a brand-new Kia. Tonight, he surprised Renita Hills, a domestic violence survivor who now works with @juliancenter, with the keys to that car. 🎁🚗🔑 https://t.co/uliTCUc8uy

"I think you're an inspiration to so many people," Oladipo said to Hills in the prerecorded video.

She then received the keys to the Kia during an intermission in Sunday's game against the Washington Wizards.

Hills works at the Julian Center, an organization that supports domestic violence survivors based in Indianapolis.

Although Oladipo got the car for free, it was a kindhearted gesture to change someone's life right before Christmas.


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