It's no secret that Rockford's very own Fred VanVleet is an NBA star. He's a key asset to the Toronto Raptors and it shows when he's absent.

Fred celebrated his 26th birthday last week. And it turns out the bobbleheads released of him weren't the only cool way people celebrated Fred.

Courtside Films posted this awesome throwback video of Fred to Twitter, giving Rockford a shoutout -

Crazy to think he went from that to this -

The love is mutual Fred. Rockford loves you!

H/T TWITTER 
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