Posted on 05/09/2014

Roman Matlaga played basketball on Sunday mornings at the Lakeside Elementary School in Honesdale, Penn., for 15 years. This particular Sunday morning—February 18, 2007—he was joined by some of the regulars and first-timer, David Belkin, 65, of Bethesda, MD. Right after taking a shot, Belkin stumbled backwards into the stands. That’s when Matlaga leapt from the bench into action. Read more