He continued, “I didn’t feel like I went out of my way to do anything special. It’s just what I was put here to do. God was able to work through me. I feel like other people see me differently as a hero, but I don’t see myself any different.”
FYI, Copeland drove to NY for the playoff game after working a 24-hour shift as a firefighter — and his team ultimately won the game, 96-93.