92-Year-Old NBA Fan Got To Meet Her Favorite Player And It Was Adorable (Video)

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Portland Trail Blazers superstar Damian Lillard has tons of fans around the globe, but perhaps none of them are bigger fans than 92-year-old Merle.

Merle is a lifelong Blazers fan who, thanks to social media, got the thrill of a lifetime at last night's Blazers-Grizzlies game when she got to meet the 25-year-old Lillard.

This magical meeting appears to have started with a post explaining how Merle had never been to a Blazers game but was getting the opportunity to attend last night's game, thanks to a group of generous Marquis Companies employees.

Social media took things a step further by starting the campaign to #HelpMerleMeetLillard.

Love this so so much. #HelpMerleMeetLillard pic.twitter.com/ZbmXvxJS9g — Mr. Portland (@Mr_Portland) November 6, 2015

Lo and behold, the Portland Trail Blazers picked up on the Twitter campaign and made Merle's wish come true.

#HelpMerleMeetLillard https://t.co/q3fD44AoIE — Trail Blazers (@trailblazers) November 6, 2015

#HelpMerleMeetLillard became a reality, and it was absolutely adorable.

92-year-old Merle meets her favorite NBA player, @Dame_Lillard. #HelpMerleMeetLillard pic.twitter.com/h4DiTrqttW — Trail Blazers (@trailblazers) November 6, 2015

It was surely an evening Merle will never forget.

@Dame_Lillard thank you so much for taking the time to meet Merle. We will never forget today #HelpMerleMeetLillard pic.twitter.com/BGsxSKevA3 — Melissa Kaylene (@melissakaylene) November 6, 2015

And I'm sure Damian Lillard won't, either.

Citations: Twitter Helped a 92-Year-Old Woman Meet Damian Lillard Last Night (Complex)