Thunder's Dion Waiters makes touching donation to his hometown days after brother's death

Published Mar. 17, 2016 5:30 p.m. ET

An incredibly emotional time in Dion Waiters' life won't stop the Oklahoma City Thunder guard from trying to improve the lives of others.

Just days after losing his brother, Demetrius Pickney, to senseless violence in their hometown of Philadelphia, Waiters donated $10,000 to his former Philly elementary school:

Waiters recently returned to the Thunder, who are in Philadelphia to take on the 76ers on Friday, after missing four games to grieve and attend his brother's funeral.