LeSean McCoy's foundation tackles various charitable projects such as helping disadvantaged youngsters, but one cause that has extra meaning is raising money in the fight against ALS because he lost his grandmother to the disease.
McCoy, who became the first Eagle to lead the NFL in rushing since Hall of Famer Steve Van Buren this past season with 1,607 yards, is active with the foundation in Philadelphia and his hometown of Harrisburg, the capital of Pennsylvania.
All things considered, LeSean McCoy's inaugural "Shady Shootout," a charity basketball game featuring his Eagles teammates, has to be considered a smashing success. Not only did fans pack the gym at McCoy's high school, Bishop McDevitt in Harrisburg, but McCoy hit the game winning shot to lead his team to an 81-79 victory.
Here's somewhat-grainy footage of McCoy's stellar shot: