Opposing Basketball Team Helps Player With Down Syndrome Score Buzzer Beater

A basketball player with Down syndrome scored a buzzer beater following an act of sportsmanship at a school game in Glens Falls, New York, in early February, footage shows. Footage filmed by Mindy Fisk on February 5 shows the heartwarming moment Tyce, in blue, passes the ball to his opponent Jacoby. Jacoby took his shot before the buzzer and scored, garnering raucous cheers and applause from both players and spectators. "He brings so much joy at the school and to sports and just everyone that's in his life, that it's nice that he's getting his little time to show what he's got," Jacoby's mom, Janell Egloff, told https://www.news10.com/community/boy-makes-buzzer-beating-basket-with-help-from-a-friend/ News 10 . According to https://www.news10.com/community/boy-makes-buzzer-beating-basket-with-help-from-a-friend/ News 10 , Tyce shared the credit for his assist with his mom, saying, "For my whole life, she wants me to be a kind person." (Footage by Mindy Fisk/Storyful via Getty Images UGC)
A basketball player with Down syndrome scored a buzzer beater following an act of sportsmanship at a school game in Glens Falls, New York, in early February, footage shows. Footage filmed by Mindy Fisk on February 5 shows the heartwarming moment Tyce, in blue, passes the ball to his opponent Jacoby. Jacoby took his shot before the buzzer and scored, garnering raucous cheers and applause from both players and spectators. "He brings so much joy at the school and to sports and just everyone that's in his life, that it's nice that he's getting his little time to show what he's got," Jacoby's mom, Janell Egloff, told https://www.news10.com/community/boy-makes-buzzer-beating-basket-with-help-from-a-friend/ News 10 . According to https://www.news10.com/community/boy-makes-buzzer-beating-basket-with-help-from-a-friend/ News 10 , Tyce shared the credit for his assist with his mom, saying, "For my whole life, she wants me to be a kind person." (Footage by Mindy Fisk/Storyful via Getty Images UGC)
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