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Kid with autism dominates basketball game

Posted by Trish18 on Feb 24, 2006 1:30:00 PM

 

 

Forget whiny skiers who can't win gold medals. And forget hockey legends who may or may not have known their wives were gambling the mortgage away on Super Bowl coin tosses. This is without a doubt the feel good story of the year.

 

 

 

Jason Macelwain, or J-Mac as he is called, is the team assistant for the Greece Athena High School basketball team in upstate New York. He is also diagnosed with high-functioning autism.

 

 

 

For a senior year present the coach put him in the last few minutes of the season's final game. What might have simply been a sentimental gesture turned out to be an amazing display of the human spirit as J-Mac not only scored...but scored big. Click here to watch the s

 

 

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