Rockets Fan Catches Hakeem-Autographed Ball, Gives to Kid

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  • 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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Comments: 1 099

  • HottoSando
    HottoSando 2 months ago

    0:22 girl in the back, high five fail lol

  • 佐藤ユースケ
    佐藤ユースケ 2 months ago

    タフィー・ローズ懐かしい。最強の打者だ!!

  • Anti Radical
    Anti Radical 2 months ago

    Mofucka was like, "AYYYY I CAUGHT IT, but I don't need this shit." So good.

  • boozaemon funkFUNK
    boozaemon funkFUNK 2 months ago

    This good guy is Karl Derrick Rhodes!!!Kintetsu Buffaloes!!!!!

  • Dcypoe
    Dcypoe 2 months ago

    This was awesome, props to that man.

  • Turd Doodlesworth
    Turd Doodlesworth 2 months ago

    Great guy. Not like the selfish white ones who will wrestle kids for a ball.

  • GhettoPharmacist
    GhettoPharmacist 2 months ago

    Didn't even think twice about it.

  • TheBallsKicker
    TheBallsKicker 2 months ago

    Fuck giving it to the kid, he didn't catch it. Kid is going to ruin the ball

  • Courtney Timpson
    Courtney Timpson 2 months ago

    It's also because they ball probably have very little significance to him.

  • 1294698
    1294698 2 months ago

    Faith in humanity restored.

  • BLacKNesMonsTaz
    BLacKNesMonsTaz 2 months ago

    what with us making it easier for our kids to get things, then when they grow up and don't get their way they're the biggest bunch of cry babies now. waaa waaaaa waaaaaa. they expect everything free "entitled"

  • Meow Tow
    Meow Tow 2 months ago

    That kid didn't earn it.

  • Hamza Deniz
    Hamza Deniz 2 months ago

    damn the commentators can see into the future

  • illumiNaughty
    illumiNaughty 2 months ago

    If I had Pizza everyday I would eventually get sick of Pizza

  • TheEthug
    TheEthug 2 months ago

    Good on you Tuffy!

  • Christian S.
    Christian S. 3 months ago

    Respect.

  • 山田太郎
    山田太郎 3 months ago

    he is a great baseball player in japan
    he hits 55homerun in a season very very famous
    tuffe rose

  • elisa gonzales
    elisa gonzales 4 months ago

    The kids reaction is worth it!

  • Mario Hernandez
    Mario Hernandez 9 months ago

    that is nice

  • Groovy Tony
    Groovy Tony 11 months ago

    I wish I were that generous... Damn... Nigga making me look bad.

  • Max the mind
    Max the mind 1 year ago

    like 7,777 !

  • RayJayRob
    RayJayRob 1 year ago

    What a cool dude!!!

  • Le Nguyen
    Le Nguyen 1 year ago

    YOU NEVER SEE A WHITE GUY DOING THAT.

  • Caleb K
    Caleb K 1 year ago

    the world need's more people like this

  • パッパラパー
    パッパラパー 1 year ago

    ローズやん!

  • Daniel Champeny
    Daniel Champeny 2 years ago

    heey its tubby

  • Christine Hoang
    Christine Hoang 2 years ago

    He should it keep it

  • kokoni sara
    kokoni sara 2 years ago

    まさかのタフィ・ローズ!!

  • NATUMing6go
    NATUMing6go 2 years ago

    タフィー・ローズやないか!!!!

  • Sliq
    Sliq 2 years ago

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

  • David Hendricks
    David Hendricks 2 years 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. 

  • JoeyBooey
    JoeyBooey 2 years ago

    CLASS!

  • biyorkman
    biyorkman 2 years ago

    Karl Derrick "Tuffy" Rhodes?

  • 4208jason
    4208jason 2 years ago

    wonder how much money that was worth

  • 2rad008
    2rad008 2 years 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!!!!!!!

  • this one
    this one 2 years ago

    respect ..

  • mrteportelloubaga
    mrteportelloubaga 2 years 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.

  • RaiL Day
    RaiL Day 3 years ago

    尊敬する

  • Menessy27
    Menessy27 3 years ago

    He definitely got laid because of that lmaoo

  • wamu gena
    wamu gena 3 years ago

    Segregationist = small soul, small heart, small very small spirit 
    Silly man, boring human

  • akiuchi88
    akiuchi88 3 years ago

    cool!

  • 竜宮城
    竜宮城 3 years ago

    ローズやローズ!!!

  • 187sports
    187sports 3 years ago

    0:14 His date has a nice pair of...

  • 187sports
    187sports 3 years ago

    Just by 'chance', he is wearing a Jordan outfit. That's either a coincidence or brilliant marketing by Nike.

  • mynamerockybalboa
    mynamerockybalboa 3 years ago

    Look the tits of her, well, this was a nice move hahahaha

  • LIKEADON1
    LIKEADON1 3 years ago

    you the real mvp

  • Piotr Nowacki
    Piotr Nowacki 3 years ago

    Great box out too!!

  • Ryan Holmes
    Ryan Holmes 3 years ago

    check my fail of the nugget challenge on my channel :P

  • Inakablues
    Inakablues 3 years ago

    So why are ppl thumbing down this vid?

  • Kevin Darby
    Kevin Darby 3 years 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

  • Phúc Minh
    Phúc Minh 3 years ago

    good guy (y)

  • 安田智之
    安田智之 3 years ago

    That man is a former professional baseball player, Tuffy Rhodes.

  • naointegra
    naointegra 3 years ago

    Great slugger

  • Pat Craig
    Pat Craig 3 years ago

    He's probably used to seeing baseball fans snatch home run balls from kids. "Not being that guy"

  • lettucerules
    lettucerules 3 years ago

    way to impress a girl..

  • mie chan
    mie chan 3 years ago

    かっこいい( ≝ω≝)NICE GUY

  • swolleneyes
    swolleneyes 3 years ago

    didn't even stop to think about it. role model.

  • Kazu Stray
    Kazu Stray 3 years ago

    Tuffy 、he is nice guy

  • 高田晃一
    高田晃一 3 years ago

    タフィ・ローズだ!

  • sunflame1111
    sunflame1111 3 years ago

    タフィーローズ!
    最高でーす!

  • ss nn
    ss nn 3 years 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

  • VDTHD
    VDTHD 3 years ago

    later that night, dad: "Kid, that ball is mine"

  • 雷子念
    雷子念 3 years ago

    what a good man!! 

  • Peter Schwartz
    Peter Schwartz 3 years ago

    cool

  • dendorovium
    dendorovium 3 years 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!!

  • YAN METAL
    YAN METAL 3 years ago

    ローズじゃん

  • TheFlyingHogg
    TheFlyingHogg 3 years ago

    My man played with some fun bags later that evening.

  • Yuni Kitadai
    Yuni Kitadai 3 years 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...

    • Yuni Kitadai
      Yuni Kitadai 3 years ago

      tell me about it. Baseball is America's PAST TIME... I know.


    • MaxRobertoErikson
      MaxRobertoErikson 3 years ago

      Baseball is pretty much dying out as "America's Pass-Time".


  • STUDIO-SHINLIY 新立映劇

    kintetsu!

  • ks kt
    ks kt 3 years ago

    Tuffy Rhodes !

  • InnoDaGreat
    InnoDaGreat 3 years ago

    the dude that caught the ball has one bad chick wit him

  • Primus Les
    Primus Les 3 years ago

    Oh! Tuffy, you are still a great guy.  Miss you!

  • siketai
    siketai 3 years ago

    タフィー流石や!
    奥さん巨乳やな・・・

  • 伊藤一郎
    伊藤一郎 3 years ago

    タフィさんいい人だ
    日本の頃からファンです

  • HoopDreamsMagazine
    HoopDreamsMagazine 3 years ago

    thats a lucky fan

  • DaveSimonH
    DaveSimonH 3 years ago

    Such a nice guy.

  • dbauernf
    dbauernf 3 years ago

    Win.

  • robert white
    robert white 3 years 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

  • MadWeiner
    MadWeiner 3 years 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. 

  • ϟϟ
    ϟϟ 3 years ago

    Damn, that little boys mother is cute, id like to giver her my ball.

  • Asim
    Asim 3 years ago

    good guy

  • Itziar Garmendia
    Itziar Garmendia 3 years ago

    Quien lo iba a pensar de ese hombre, para que luego digan, las apariencias engañan.

  • Oscar Nole Jimenez
    Oscar Nole Jimenez 3 years ago

    Que gran gesto para una pequeña persona ^^

  • mctofee
    mctofee 3 years ago

    Whos hakeem?

    • Shokomann ersg
      Shokomann ersg 3 years ago

      http:// de.wikipedia. org/wiki/ Hakeem_Olajuwon wtf?!


  • Chaos2611
    Chaos2611 3 years ago

    So generous! 

  • Felicia Jones
    Felicia Jones 3 years ago

    Please watch my tyler perry protest video

  • Lebbi Looper
    Lebbi Looper 3 years ago

    regrets it later *hey kid, i kinda need that back* hahahaa

  • pathtek4
    pathtek4 3 years ago

    Dude got some Labia that night

  • wizardofsteez
    wizardofsteez 3 years ago

    hell of a guy.

  • Khánh Phạm
    Khánh Phạm 3 years ago

    a loooo

  • gameoverchamp420
    gameoverchamp420 3 years ago

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

    • Snarf Snarff
      Snarf Snarff 3 years ago

      +vincent Barajas celery is good :) i can eat that shit plain.


    • vincent Barajas
      vincent Barajas 3 years ago

      Fact: I hate celery. 
      I believe many other people hate the taste of celery. In fact it is the most disliked vegetable among adults. 
      You will find that about 40% of the adult population has a strong disastifaction with this foul tasting vegetable. Thats roughly 2 out of every 5 people you meet, has had a bad experience with celery. 
      Being hated on by celery lovers effects my life 100% of the time that I speak my opinion to a celery lover. They insist on telling me all about how much of a great vegetable it is. How it takes more calories to eat than it gives to the body. YA CALLIN ME FAT BITCH?
      This is some celery loving privilage. I need others to feel empathy for me. I need the whole world to refrain from making jokes about it or else I may never heal or grow as a person. 

      This post had nothing to do with celery. Racism is wrong. Racist jokes are funny. Celery tastes bad.


    • Rime
      Rime 3 years ago

      +Seven Foot Pelican Not that there isn't any people on Youtube actually being serious about saying "chain that watermelon eating jungle bunny in chains and drop him off back in Africa", but you need to realize that this is the internet and that, again, this is YOUTUBE. People like to 'troll' because there is virtually zero backlash. People can go around copying and pasting things of this sort : "women are dumb stupid cunts that are only gud for fucking" or "all niggers should be put to death". It's easy (it literally takes 3 seconds and it creates a scene : Example A - you and your wall of text) and it's mildly amusing to a disturbingly large number of people on this website. But guess what? The majority of people typing those things aren't racists at all, they do it to feel dark and edgy, to feel like they are pushing boundaries because it's 'cool' (at least in their minds). ANYONE can say something mean here without feeling ANYTHING and without ANYTHING happening to them. What do you think is going to happen when there are no consequences?

      Look, my point is, don't use Youtube "racism" to propel yourself into a tangent about social engineering and racism in America. Don't even try to say that you didn't, because that is exactly what you just did.

      "I swear, I feel like racism is a mental disease. It's just automatic on any video that has even a single black person in it. It's weird, though - it mainly pertains to white people in the U.S. like any video with a black person (not even talking about other minority groups) elicits racist responses. Like mindless, thoughtless, but passionate racist responses." ===> RANT ABOUT RACISM IN AMERICA AND THE EVIL US GOVERNMENT PROGRAMMING SOCIAL MEDIA WITH THE SOLE HOPE OF SUBORDINATING THE BLACK MAN EVEN FURTHER. YOUR CORE EXAMPLE : RACIST COMMENTS ON YOUTUBE VIDEOS WITH BLACK PEOPLE.


    • Snarf Snarff
      Snarf Snarff 3 years ago

      +Seven Foot Pelican It's funny how when racism is the subject, people automatically jump to blacks.


    • Vice and Paradise
      Vice and Paradise 3 years ago

      +REALKalikokyle Stereotyping is more conducive to prejudice behavior, not racist behavior. When people spout out poisonous shit like "chain that watermelon eating jungle bunny in chains and drop him off back in Africa" mindlessly on a Youtube comment section, it's racist. There's not really any debating that.

      Not in direct reference to this video, although there are some racist comments, I'm mainly referring to any controversial video that features a black person in it - you'll always see racist (not stereotyped) comments.

      All you did was respond to my post bringing up a completely different topic. So my post still stands.


  • 芝田耕平
    芝田耕平 3 years 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!

  • Hakeem Jamal
    Hakeem Jamal 3 years ago

    dont worry man ill give u another

  • gomikuzu mankasu
    gomikuzu mankasu 3 years ago

    White sausage is probably too small for this woman..

  • daquan94
    daquan94 3 years ago

    did anyone notice how hot the ball catchers girl was?.... :o 

  • omusubi56563
    omusubi56563 3 years ago

    >>0:29 Tuffy Rhodes!!!!!!!!!

  • Trevor Clark
    Trevor Clark 3 years ago

    He was never seen again...because he's under a mountain of women! Well-deserved too!

  • dabrazillionaire
    dabrazillionaire 3 years ago

    #respect

  • anas alghamdi
    anas alghamdi 3 years ago

    What a great guy

  • Motta
    Motta 3 years ago

    Instant reaction. He barely saw the kid but was already giving him the ball! Nice guy.

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