Coach defends player who missed a game for the birth of his baby
"Nothing in the world is more majestic than the birth of a child."
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Lithuanian basketball coach Šarunas Jasikevicius was asked by a journalist how he felt about the absence of Augusto Lima from an important semi-final game. The reason Lima missed the game? The birth of his first child.

The coach just had the best response, which honestly melted my heart and was such a great response that all men need to take note of.

He asked the reporter, incredulously, if he had children and when he replied in the negative, the coach aid that he would understand one day when he does.

After the reporter pushed and said that the semi-final was an important one, Jasikevicius replied, "When you see your first child, you will understand what the most important thing in life is." Some people honestly just don't get it!

Take a look at the video below and remember to turn on the captions (unless you speak Lithuanian, then carry on):


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