A WWII veteran wows the audience at an NBA game with his harmonica rendition of the National Anthem
By Allen Kim, CNN
(CNN) -- The Cleveland Cavaliers dispatched the New York Knicks 108-87 last night. But the best performance of the night may have come before the game even started
Pete DuPré, a 96-year-old World War II veteran, regaled the crowd with a rendition of "The Star-Spangled Banner" with his harmonica.
ESPN tweeted out a clip of him playing the national anthem, and the video has over 700,000 views.
96 year-old World War II veteran Pete DuPré played the national anthem on his harmonica before the Knicks game Sunday ?? pic.twitter.com/hwoVs8F9C1— ESPN (@espn) November 11, 2019
DuPré is no stranger to the sports world. The World War II veteran has played the national anthem at a number of sports stadiums around the US -- including at a U.S. women's national soccer team exhibition game against Mexico in May.
He also played the national anthem prior to an Oakland Raiders-Minnesota Vikings game in September.
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