NBA supporters’ hearts have collectively broken after video of a young Jimmy Butler fan went viral.
The Miami Heat claimed a 98-95 win over the Eastern Conference leading Boston Celtics in a stunning performance from big man Bam Adebayo on Wednesday.
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Before the game, the young fan was pictured in the stands holding a sign addressed to his favourite player.
“Dear Jimmy: We flew over 4405 miles (7000km) to see you play. Can we get a photo or a big face coffee?”
For the record, over 7000km from Miami would put him in the region of Buenos Aires in Argentina, Madrid in Spain, Paris in France or London, England.
Either way, it’s a long way just to go to see your favourite player play — especially when…