Did anyone else see wsoctv 9 news in Charlotte about Tyrus Thomas giving $5000 split between 10 teachers for school supplies.
Tyrus is a hothead who is emotionally immature on the court... however, he loves the kids and seems to do great work off the court.
Now if only he could find some help for his wife...Thomas among 15 to be honored with "Nobel Prize for Public Service" in Washington, D.C.
Recognizing their selfless, generous and tireless commitment toward improving the world around them, Tyrus Thomas is one of two professional sports figures that have been awarded Jefferson Awards, one of the nation’s top honors for community service and volunteerism. Past recipients of the 38-year-old award include General Colin Powell, television personality Oprah Winfrey and former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor.