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CNN reporter's amazing thread on Raptors Superfan Nav Bhatia goes viral

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Rob Williams May 27, 2019 12:47 pm 13,751

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Drake gets the headlines, but Toronto Raptors supporters know who their most inspiring fan is.

It’s Nav Bhatia, AKA ‘Superfan,’ who hasn’t missed a Raptors home game since the team entered the league in 1995. He’s been to a bunch on the road as well.

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Nav’s impossible to miss at games. Sitting courtside, he’s as enthusiastic as they come — and will do just about anything to throw off the other team when they attempt a free throw.

That’s what you see on TV. But what you may not know about Nav is the backstory of a 67-year-old who immigrated to Canada in the 1980s with very little money.

CNN reporter and Toronto native Muhammad Lila shared an incredible story about Nav in the form of a 15-tweet thread, about who he is and where he came from.

Enjoy:


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