Mourning, Wade raise money for Haiti

Updated: January 18, 2010, 11:21 PM ET
Associated Press

MIAMI -- With retired NBA star Alonzo Mourning calling the initial wave of support "overwhelming," the Haitian earthquake relief fund he co-founded with Heat star Dwyane Wade announced Monday that its pledge total has already surpassed $800,000.

Wade's donation was a one-game salary, about $175,000, while Mourning, LeBron James, Kevin Durant and Chris Paul each pledged $100,000 to the fund. The "Athletes Relief Fund for Haiti" began soliciting from pro athletes Friday.

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