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Rockets Fan Catches Hakeem-Autographed Ball, Gives to Kid



A fan in the Houston crowd catches a Hakeem Olajuwon-autographed ball and passes it along to a child. Visit nba.com/video for more highlights.

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Author Christian S. ( ago)
Respect.

Author 山田太郎 ( ago)
he is a great baseball player in japan
he hits 55homerun in a season very very famous
tuffe rose

Author elisa gonzales ( ago)
The kids reaction is worth it!

Author Mario Hernandez ( ago)
that is nice

Author Groovy Tony ( ago)
I wish I were that generous... Damn... Nigga making me look bad.

Author Max the mind ( ago)
like 7,777 !

Author RayJayRob ( ago)
What a cool dude!!!

Author Le Nguyen ( ago)
YOU NEVER SEE A WHITE GUY DOING THAT.

Author Caleb K ( ago)
the world need's more people like this

Author パッパラパー (346 years ago)
ローズやん!

Author Daniel Champeny ( ago)
heey its tubby

Author Christine Hoang ( ago)
He should it keep it


Author kokoni sara ( ago)
まさかのタフィ・ローズ!!

Author NATUMing6go ( ago)
タフィー・ローズやないか!!!!

Author Sliq ( ago)
That's weird, where's all the racist comments? It can't be that racists cherry pick videos to comment on, could it?

Author David Hendricks ( ago)
Listen. Clyde and Tuffy are friends. Both from Houston and know each other before that highlight. The announcer next to Clyde (Bill Worrell) who was caught off guard definitely knows Tuffy Rhodes. Bill Worrell announced Astros games for over 20 years. I think he thought Clyde said Tubby Rhodes....Anyway no one from Houston would ever recognize Tuffy since he spent his career in Japan. But everyone over 35 who watches baseball from Houston knows Tuffy Rhodes. 

Author JoeyBooey ( ago)
CLASS!

Author biyorkman ( ago)
Karl Derrick "Tuffy" Rhodes?

Author 4208jason ( ago)
wonder how much money that was worth

Author 2rad008 ( ago)
i can see u doing that at a baseball game on a foul ball, but when a Hakeen Olajuwan autographed basketball is thrown in the stands (a once in a lifetime thing), do NOT give it to some kid who has no idea who he is and is probably going to just play with it unless his parents have some common sense. That is a major collectors item. Why not let one of those other fans catch the ball if u didn't want it. SMDH!!!!!!!

Author this one ( ago)
respect ..

Author mrteportelloubaga ( ago)
He just gave an autographed ball by The Dream worth hundreds of dollars to a little kid who didn't grow up watching him play.

Author RaiL Day ( ago)
尊敬する

Author Menessy27 (72 years ago)
He definitely got laid because of that lmaoo

Author wamu gena ( ago)
Segregationist = small soul, small heart, small very small spirit 
Silly man, boring human

Author akiuchi88 ( ago)
cool!


Author 竜宮城 ( ago)
ローズやローズ!!!

Author 187sports ( ago)
0:14 His date has a nice pair of...

Author 187sports ( ago)
Just by 'chance', he is wearing a Jordan outfit. That's either a coincidence or brilliant marketing by Nike.

Author mynamerockybalboa ( ago)
Look the tits of her, well, this was a nice move hahahaha

Author LIKEADON1 ( ago)
you the real mvp

Author Piotr Nowacki ( ago)
Great box out too!!

Author Ryan Holmes ( ago)
check my fail of the nugget challenge on my channel :P

Author Inakablues ( ago)
So why are ppl thumbing down this vid?

Author Kevin Darby ( ago)
I would never give a Hakeem ball away, i don't care who tries to grab it. He's my favorite center of all time

Author Phúc Minh ( ago)
good guy (y)

Author 安田智之 ( ago)
That man is a former professional baseball player, Tuffy Rhodes.

Author naointegra ( ago)
Great slugger

Author Pat Craig ( ago)
He's probably used to seeing baseball fans snatch home run balls from kids. "Not being that guy"

Author lettucerules ( ago)
way to impress a girl..

Author mie chan ( ago)
かっこいい( ≝ω≝)NICE GUY

Author swolleneyes ( ago)
didn't even stop to think about it. role model.

Author Kazu Stray ( ago)
Tuffy 、he is nice guy

Author 高田晃一 ( ago)
タフィ・ローズだ!

Author sunflame1111 ( ago)
タフィーローズ!
最高でーす!

Author ss nn ( ago)
今進め男タフィ この時にすべてかけて 豪快なアーチを 勝利を待つ スタンドへ

Author VDTHD ( ago)
later that night, dad: "Kid, that ball is mine"

Author 雷子念 ( ago)
what a good man!! 

Author Peter Schwartz ( ago)
cool

Author dendorovium ( ago)
おしい!アナウンサーに「おいちょっと待て何する気だ!?」っていう間を与えればもっと盛り上がったなw
nice!!

Author YAN METAL ( ago)
ローズじゃん

Author TheFlyingHogg ( ago)
My man played with some fun bags later that evening.

Author Yuni Kitadai ( ago)
The kid should of asked for the mans autograph, not just a handshake. That there is Mr. "Tuffy" Rhodes ex major league ball player, a star in his own right. Played for the Astros, Cubs, Redsox before coming to Japan to become one of the best hitters of all time... The guy is a legend. I haven't seen him since he retired in 2009. Dang what a surprise. What's funny is that all us Japanese notice him instantly, while to the dudes in the US, he's just a big black dude with a voluptuous white girl, whose going to love him long time tonight... That my friends is funny. You can't make this shit up...

Author STUDIO-SHINLIY 新立映劇 ( ago)
kintetsu!

Author tattin 13 ( ago)
Tuffy Rhodes !

Author InnoDaGreat ( ago)
the dude that caught the ball has one bad chick wit him

Author Primus Les ( ago)
Oh! Tuffy, you are still a great guy.  Miss you!

Author siketai ( ago)
タフィー流石や!
奥さん巨乳やな・・・

Author 伊藤一郎 ( ago)
タフィさんいい人だ
日本の頃からファンです

Author HoopDreamsMagazine ( ago)
thats a lucky fan

Author DaveSimonH ( ago)
Such a nice guy.

Author dbauernf ( ago)
Win.

Author robert white ( ago)
What a nice guy!!...theres not a lot of people left like that...they should give him floor tickets to another game for that act of kindness

Author MadWeiner ( ago)
The guy who caught the ball is probably old enough to remember when Hakeem Olajuwon played.Giving the ball to that kid shows that guy is a class act. 

Author ϟϟ ( ago)
Damn, that little boys mother is cute, id like to giver her my ball.

Author Asim ( ago)
good guy

Author Itziar Garmendia ( ago)
Quien lo iba a pensar de ese hombre, para que luego digan, las apariencias engañan.

Author Oscar Nole Jimenez ( ago)
Que gran gesto para una pequeña persona ^^

Author mctofee ( ago)
Whos hakeem?

Author Chaos2611 ( ago)
So generous! 

Author Felicia Jones ( ago)
Please watch my tyler perry protest video

Author Lebbi Looper ( ago)
regrets it later *hey kid, i kinda need that back* hahahaa

Author pathtek4 ( ago)
Dude got some Labia that night

Author wizardofsteez ( ago)
hell of a guy.

Author Khánh Phạm ( ago)
a loooo

Author gameoverchamp420 ( ago)
Bored reading comments.... And fuck all of you racist losers.... Either evolve or die..... Make the world a better place

Author S burn ( ago)
He played japanese baseball league and got the fame, moreover using japanese language correctly in his hometown Osaka. It makes me and baseball watcher be loving. I never forget his play in Japan.
バスケ見るのもええけど、突然音沙汰無しやったから寂しいで。もっぺん野球人として大阪戻ってきてーやタフィ。打撃コーチでも監督でも歓迎すんで!

Author Hakeem Jamal ( ago)
dont worry man ill give u another

Author gomikuzu mankasu ( ago)
White sausage is probably too small for this woman..

Author daquan94 ( ago)
did anyone notice how hot the ball catchers girl was?.... :o 

Author omusubi56563 ( ago)
>>0:29 Tuffy Rhodes!!!!!!!!!

Author Trevor Clark ( ago)
He was never seen again...because he's under a mountain of women! Well-deserved too!

Author dabrazillionaire ( ago)
#respect

Author anas alghamdi ( ago)
What a great guy

Author Motta ( ago)
Instant reaction. He barely saw the kid but was already giving him the ball! Nice guy.

Author PabloCruise91 ( ago)
You know he got some that night.

Author 123utlax ( ago)
What a boobs @_@

Author Michael Wood ( ago)
Oh... Houston has the best sports fans

Author f8de0ut ( ago)
Real fan appreciation. A brighter day for tomorrow's future ;-)

Author ageofrockets011 ( ago)
Am I the only one who noticed that black man was with a white woman?

Author Baller Doge ( ago)
looks like he snatched it, sat down, felt a little uneasy and embarrased so handed it to a kid.. it's nice that he did that though

Author Savvy Jones ( ago)
its gd cos he gave it to an innocent child that doesnt understand the importance of receiving this once in a lifetime ball

Author Ebutuoy2004 ( ago)
Why Clyde Drexler know about Tuffy Rhodes?

Author tsol1967 ( ago)
He's Tuffy Rhodes who was one of the greatest baseball players in Japan.

Author Kuuipokin3 ( ago)
Tuffy rhodes

Author Vincent Glory ( ago)
.....hey,,, what about the kid sitting directly in front of him? guess his mom wasnt hot enough,

Author MegaMoto85 ( ago)
Hero status achieved.

Author Dudegt4 ( ago)
Good ass dude

Author A Ruiz ( ago)
Berry nice

Author Jake Ratka ( ago)
thats simply awesome

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