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This Little Kid Loves Carmelo Anthony So Much He Ran Onto The Court To Hug Him

Awwwwww.

Posted on March 29, 2016, at 12:54 p.m. ET

Carmelo Anthony, basketball player for the New York Knicks, is pretty beloved by his fans.

And he's ~definitely~ a role model to all of his younger fans.

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Which is why it's not that surprising that a little kid ran out on the court last night and hugged Anthony in the middle of his game.

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The New York Knicks were playing the New Orleans Pelicans in New Orleans.

What IS a little surprising, however, is that the kid actually got onto the court. But he did! And Melo hugged him back!

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Awwwwwww.

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He might be in a little bit of trouble with his mom...

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...but it sure looks like it was worth it!

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