Coach Peter Morales of the Coronado High School Thunderbirds in El Paso, Texas, makes no qualms about it: he has a favorite on this team.
Team manager Mitchell Marcus has a developmental disability, but he far surpasses everyone here when it comes to love of the game.
“He’s just an amazing person that our basketball team loves being around,” Morales says.
And because basketball is that important to him, on the last game of the regular season, the coach told Mitchell to suit up.
What happened next will have you saying, “I won’t pop tears. I won’t pop tears. I won’t pop tears.”
Watch the video here…