Kevin Martin is an NBA All-Star guard for the Houston Rockets. He makes millions of dollars and has been putting all of his focus this summer into preparing for next season. Kasey King was a six-year-old student that was recently killed in a bus crash. Each is from Zanesville, Ohio. That is all they have in common. They've never met or interacted once before.â†µ
Regardless, Martin has offered to pay for King's funeral.â†µ
Kevin Martin, who plays for the Houston Rockets, and calls Zanesville home, has offered to pay for King's funeral, 10TV's Cara Connelly reportedâ†µ
Martin said he will also lend his support to help pass an Ohio bill that would require all school buses to have seat belts by 2014.â†µ
Martin had no reason to step forward, and yet here he is, trying to make a difference for a small town that is hundred of miles away from him. You'll see a story like this every once in a while, and it never, ever gets old.