Knicks Honor Subway Hero with Halftime Award, Charity Donation at Madison Square...

Knicks Honor Subway Hero with Halftime Award, Charity Donation at Madison Square Garden

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subway hero Derrick Oakes, Facebook profile photoThe subway hero who saved a woman pushed to the tracks by a psycho meet his own hero Wednesday night when he was honored at the Knicks game.

Derrick Oakes was presented with a plaque and $2,000 to present to the charity of his choice. John Starks, his favorite among Knicks greats, was set to make the presentation at Madison Square Garden at halftime.

“I couldn’t sleep all night,” Oakes, 43, said Monday. “Oh man, it’s like a dream.”

(READ more at the NY Daily News)

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