Watch: Army veteran’s face lights up as Knicks surprise him with service dog
The best moment of an otherwise forgettable Knicks-Nets game on Wednesday came during a timeout in the second quarter.
Sgt. 1st Class Luciano Yulfo served 36 years in the Army and has had to wait 18 months for a service dog. Not only did the Knicks present Yulfo with a customized jersey, the team also helped him finally get the dog he needs.
“It was like a dream,” Yulfo told MSG’s Rebecca Harlow later. “I couldn’t even talk, that’s how excited I am to have him.”