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The 12-year-old basketball star with one leg inspiring his team-mates at AIMS Games

Josh Tia was told by doctors he could keep playing sport but would have to lose his left leg.

The 12-year-old was last year given the choice of amputation or the prospect of never playing basketball or rugby again. 

'"I went to the limb centre and they said if you get your leg chopped off, you will be able to play rugby, basketball and stuff," he said. 

Check out more on Josh's story at
www.stuff.co.nz/sport/other-sports/aims-games/107011620/the-12yearold-basketball-star-with-one-leg-inspiring-his-teammates-at-aims-games.