Houston Rockets rookie Montrezl Harrell is a hero today, and it has nothing to do with basketball.

According to Jeff Greer of the Courier-Journal, the 21-year-old second-round pick was among those who pulled a motorist out of a smoking, overturned vehicle near the Louisville campus.

U of L sports information director Kenny Klein confirmed Monday evening.

Klein, in a series of tweets, said Harrell, who was drafted this summer by the Houston Rockets, kicked out a window in the overturned car, retrieved a fire extinguisher and waited for emergency personnel to arrive.

The legend continues to grow.

By Glenn Erby


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