Jalen Rose Calls John Wall Making It Rain at Strip Club 'Charity'

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Jalen Rose Calls John Wall Making It Rain at Strip Club 'Charity'

ESPN analyst compares it to Russell Westbrook donating $1 million to UCLA.

Published December 17, 2015

John Wall made it rain at a Dallas strip club last weekend, showering the stage with $47,000, according to TMZ.

Earlier this week, Russell Westbrook donated $1 million to his alma mater, UCLA, marking the largest gift ever from a Bruins men's basketball player to the school.

While those mark two very different ways of spending money by a couple of NBA All-Stars, Jalen Rose says Wall's splurging should be considered a charity just as much as Westbrook's.

The former NBA star turned ESPN analyst broke down his thinking during a recent Jalen & Jacoby podcast.


"Russell Westbrook and John Wall both did a great charitable thing. Russell Westbrook giving a million dollars to UCLA, it's noble, it's recognizable, it's something that's going to create a legacy for his name for years to come," Rose explained on the podcast, as reported by Complex. "It's philanthropic work."

He wasn't done yet, though.

"Now, the charity that John Wall did, that's the charity that makes it to the 'hood, and it also is a donation to those who are working really hard to entertain adults that evening," Rose continued. "And when a customer does come in and spends that type of cake, everyone leaves with full bags. And you know what? I support full bags!"


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Written by Mark Lelinwalla


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