TSR Positive Images: Prepare the tissues, roommates, or blame someone, the onions cuts Chris Silva's reunion with his mother in Miami Heat will leave you in the mood!
Chris Silva, who has only seen his family once to move there since moving from African Gabon to the United States to play there Arena reunited. It was the first time in three years that Silva hugged his mother, according to CNN.
"We have a big surprise for you," said heat coach Erik Spoelstra, who finished preparing for her game against the Indiana Pacers. "Merry Christmas, brother."
Silva's reaction was even more touching. "This is my mother," said Silva, sobbing after seeing his mother, who was more than 6,300 miles from Gabon, to see her son.
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TSR STAFF: Christina C! @cdelafresh __ #TSRPositiveImages: Now prepare the paper handkerchiefs, #Roommates, or blame someone who cuts onions, but seeing # ChrisSilva in Miami Heat with his mother will leave you feeling! __ Silva, who has only seen his family since he moved from Gabon to the United States in 2012 to play professional ball, was reunited with his mother in the American Airlines Arena on Friday. It was the first time in three years that Silva hugged his mother, according to @CNN. __ "We have a big surprise for you," said heat coach Erik Spoelstra when the team was ready to play against the Indiana Pacers. "Merry Christmas, brother." __ Silva's reaction was even more touching. "This is my mother," said Silva, sobbing after seeing his mother, who had traveled more than 100 km. Click the link in our biography to learn more. (📹: @nba)
Silva told reporters on Friday that he He had a phone call to his mother on Christmas Day and never thought he would see her in person so soon.
"I thought I was going to see a ghost," said Silva about the reunion.
While Silva didn't play on Friday, the Heat will face the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night.
Many thanks to @ MiamiHEAT and everyone who helped! Many thanks, Adam Silver and @NBA_Africa, for the money and the words that I cannot explain. I was shaken even after the game and still can't believe it! Blessed! This is a Christmas miracle! Silva tweeted on Saturday.
The Heat said NBA commissioner Adam Silver and NBA senior vice president of international basketball operations Kimberly Bohuny and NBA Africa worked together to reunite Silva and his mother.
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