Basketball Star Hugs His Heart Surgeon After Making Game-Winning Layup

Basketball Star Hugs His Heart Surgeon After Making Game-Winning Layup

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basketball player hugs surgeon - TwitterBaxter Holmes, a Boston Globe sports reporter, tweeted a photo after last night’s Celtics game that will tug at your heart strings (and perhaps encourage a little more gratitude for your own heart).

After Jeff Green scored the winning basket with a fraction of a second left in the game, he went over to hug the doctor who performed heart surgery on him just one year earlier.

Green said of his perfectly executed play, “That was for him.”

(READ the story in the Boston Globe)

Photo by @BaxterHolmes on Twitter

Thanks to Carole Sargent for submitting the link!

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