ROCKLIN, Calif. —

Only a couple years into his bright career, Sacramento Kings guard De’Aaron Fox has had to fight through the kind of injuries that would lead others to sitting out an entire season. But, the NBA isn’t what taught Fox to be strong. That honor goes to his mother, Lorraine Harris-Fox.

Lorraine was diagnosed with cancer in 2000 while her son was just 3-years-old, today Lorraine Harris-Fox lives a purpose filled life as can be seen from the recent cancer awareness event that took place this weekend at Strikes Unlimited in Rocklin CA. 

Marvin Bagley III, Buddy Hiled, Willie Cauley-Stein, Harry Giles, Justin Jackson, and Zach Randolph joined Fox and other community members for a chance at bowling to beat breast cancer where all proceeds from the sold out event went to the Sacramento based Albie Aware Breast Cancer Foundation.

While maintaining an intense focus on bringing the Sacramento Kings back to the playoffs for the first time since 2006, De’Aaron has been an advocate for increased awareness, testing, and treatment for women fighting breast cancer.

His foundation, The Fox Whole Family Foundation, serves women who have been affected by the disease in Sacramento, and his hometown Houston Texas. 

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