Jefferson's $3.5M gift will help finance new Arizona practice facility
Carmelo Anthony and Steve Smith set the bar.
Now, New Jersey Nets forward Richard Jefferson has eclipsed them all, making the largest donation ever by a current professional athlete to his former school when he pledged $3.5 million to Arizona's new $14 million basketball/volleyball practice facility.
The massive donation, paid in installments, means the 27-year old Jefferson will have the naming rights to the building.
According to the University of Arizona sports information ...
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