HOUSTON (FOX 26) - As the Rockets kick off their series against the Golden State Warriors, one superfan is convinced that this is their year.
His name is Gary Lynn and he's 25 years old. Gary has been a Rockets fan since he was 3 years old, according to his mother Andrea Lynn.
"And they're going to be money against the Golden State Warriors," said Gary Lynn.
"His whole life is sports," said mother Andrea Lynn.
Just like his whole room is sports.
"A lot of dusting to keep and then when you come back you pray everything is still here," said Andrea comically.
Andrea remembers the day sports caught the attention of her son. She was flipping channels on the TV when the Rockets game came on and Gary wanted to watch.
"And within a few months, he was already on the computer," said Andrea. "He starts looking up basketball. He was able to name every member on every team, every number, every position, what they did."
And that's what's so special about Gary. It's not just basketball that he follows, knows and loves. He's a fan of golf, baseball and football. Just look at his room!
"Gary's a Red Rowdy so we do go to all the home games," said Andrea.
In fact, Gary says he's only missed three games in his 5-year Rowdy career. His absence due to an ice storm that made the trip difficult and surgery.
"He's spastic, quadriplegic, cerebral palsy," said Andrea.
But that diagnosis hasn't stopped this superfan who was given such a title by the Rockets this year. His loyalty to the team and nonstop work with his own foundation makes this rowdy warrior a perfect fit.
"So he gave at the beginning $15,000 for cerebral palsy research and he's donated $35,000 to TIRR," said Andrea.
TIRR Memorial Hermann is a rehabilitation and research hospital in Houston.
The work with TIRR and Lynn's own foundation, The Gary J. Lynn Foundation, showing no signs of stopping as this 25 year old's fame continues to spread.