Every once in awhile, an athlete does something publicly that sheds a positive light on the sports world rather than the negativity we usually see. This is one such case. Indiana Pacers big man Roy Hibbert will grant a fan’s last wish.
12 year-old Lee Eddins, who was diagnosed with stage four Leukemia earlier this year, was hoping to see Hibbert play live when the NBA season rolled around, only to receive some heartbreaking news: he is not expected to live that long. So Hibbert, who usually has a tough time seeing children in such tough positions, is planning a special surprise visit to grant his biggest fan’s dying wish:
Roy Hibbert will grant 12 year-old Lee Eddins his dying wish: to meet him.
Once I heard he had a dying wish, I knew I had to do something more than send him presents and Skype with him on the computer. I’m usually uncomfortable going to hospitals when the Pacers do events because it’s pretty tough to see kids in that situation. Once I heard about Lee, I reali...