The Sweet Moment This NBA Star Made a Young Fan’s Day
Mark Gasol, an NBA player, was on his way to the locker room after a game when someone in the crowd caught his eye.
The center for the Memphis Grizzlies recognized a boy with special needs in the audience and took a moment to say hello, The Daily Mail reported. Gasol talked with the boy for a moment before giving him a high-five, which resulted in one of the most adorable moments of all time. The young fan squeezed his Grizzlies T-shirt to his chest, beaming as Gasol walked away.
The boy is a well-known fan amongst the Grizzlies. Last year, Zach Randolph, another player on the team, spent a moment with him on the sidelines after the he tried to get Randolph’s attention. Randolph gave the fan his warm-up shirt.
Watch the entire encounter in the video below, but keep an eye out for an especially sweet moment at 0:13.
Want to celebrate the human spirit? Like us on Facebook.
And sign up for what we hope will be your favorite thing to read at night.