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Rockets' John Wall Provides 500 Meals for Families in Houston Amid Texas Storms

Jenna CiccotelliAnalyst IFebruary 19, 2021

Houston Rockets' John Wall reacts after a basket during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers, Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
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The Houston Rockets' game against the Dallas Mavericks for Friday was postponed amid ongoing freezing temperatures in the area, but John Wall found a better way to spend his sudden free time the night before the game. 

After posting a call to action on his Instagram story, asking for restaurant suggestions, Wall said he was able to provide 500 meals from Whataburger to families staying at a Houston furniture store that turned into a shelter as ice storms spread across the region. 

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.@JohnWall helped provide 500 meals to families affected by the winter storm in Houston 🙌 https://t.co/Fm6OtM7uCf

Millions of people across the state were left without power after historically low temperatures swept the region. 

The Mavericks had their Wednesday game against Detroit postponed, and the NHL's Dallas Stars have called off their last three games. 

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