Victor Oladipo raising money for cancer research with dunks

Indiana Pacers' Victor Oladipo dunks during the second half of Game 6 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Cleveland Cavaliers, Friday, April 27, 2018, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) — Pacers All-Star Victor Oladipo has partnered with Anthem to help raise money for cancer research.

The Anthem Foundation named Oladipo one of its health champions, and he's pledged to donate $100,000 to his foundation, Dunk Cancer.

In addition, anthem will donate $1,000 to Dunk Cancer for every one of Oladipo's dunks this year. So far, Oladipo has dunked nine times this season.

Oladipo started Dunk Cancer in 2013. The foundation sets up basketball-themed fundraisers to help people and families affected by cancer.

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