8-year-old Warriors fan with leukemia passes away

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (KGO) -- An 8-year-old boy who had a special bond with several Warriors has passed away.

Brody Stephens of Indiana beat leukemia twice since his birth. But on Saturday, he died from viral complications related to his treatment.




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Draymond Green and Kevin Durant both wear "Brody Strong" bracelets. On Monday, Stephen Curry, who met Brody several times, said the fan was an inspiration to him and the team.

"I'm glad I got to meet him, spend some time with him. Hopefully bring a little joy for him and his family these past few months," Curry said.

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Curry said the team will find a way to honor Brody during the playoffs.



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