VIDEO: Sam the Dancing Barista visits the Raptors

This was cool.

Remember Sam the Dancing Barista, the autistic Starbucks employee the Toronto Raptors surprised on Ellen in late February?

Well, the visit that Kyle Lowry, DeMar DeRozan, and Masai Ujiri promised him came to fruition on Monday, as Sam and his manager, Chris, took in the Raptors game against the Oklahoma City Thunder.

First stop: @theellenshow Second stop: the Raptors game for Sam the #DancingBarista ! #WeTheNorth

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Sam the Barista is tonight's @biosteelsports Performer of the Game.

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It’s great that the Raptors do this kind of thing, and the organization remains among the best in sports in terms of making an impact beyond what happens inside the lines.

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