The Celtics honored former transit officer Dic Donohue at the TD Garden Thursday night.

Donohue was named the "Hero Among Us," which is presented at each Celtics home game to recognize people who have made heroic achievements.

Donohue was critically injured in the Watertown shootout during the search for the Boston Marathon bombers.

He says it was a thrill to step out on the parquet floor, "it’s just an awesome feeling and a great organization. I’ve been following the Celtics since I was a little kid with Larry, and Robert Parish, and Kevin McHale, and here I am today. It’s awesome being out there," said Donohue.

It’s been a memorable couple of weeks for Donohue. Last week, his wife gave birth to a baby boy.

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