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Basketball team gives team manager priceless present with help of Steph Curry

Published: Wednesday, December 20, 2017 @ 12:54 PM
By: Natalie Dreier, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

East Stroudsburg University women’s basketball team has made their team manager’s Christmas dream come true.

Rachel Grace is a huge fan of Golden State Warriors’ player Steph Curry. 

“She loves Steph Curry. She comes to practice literally with all Steph stuff on, Steph basketball, Steph Curry sneakers. She runs around the gym dribbling,” Tiffany Lapotsky told WNEP.

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Grace also has Down syndrome and recently the basketball team, whom she calls her sisters, made a video for Curry. 

Then the big Christmas surprise happened.

The team gave Grace a bag with socks, a lanyard and a note from her teammates, telling her that she will be flown by Curry to see a game in person in California, WNEP reported.

“It was crazy, honestly, like, I teared up a little bit. Our senior, the one she hugged at the end of the video, was crying. It was really emotional. Everybody was just so happy for her to see her real excitement,” Julia Kutz told WNEP.