What happened: NBA basketball star and Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love was awarded the Arthur Ashe Courage Award Sunday night at the 2020 ESPY Awards for his work to open up the conversation surrounding mental health issues.
In 2018 Love wrote an essay for The Players Tribune about a panic attack he experienced during a game and his own struggles with mental health.
In light of all that’s going on in our country today, I accept this award as both an honor and a challenge. A challenge to not only continue on my path but to push beyond it and to stay vocal even when silence feels safer. — Kevin Love The frontlines: Love was presented the award by Matthew McConaughey during a remote version of the ESPYs.Read more on themighty.com