ROCKFORD, Ill. (WFIR) -- Thousands have packed City Market Pavilion for Fred VanVleet's homecoming ceremony.
VanVleet won his first NBA championship with the Toronto Raptors on June 13.
Rockford leaders celebrated by giving VanVleet a key to the city. Mayor Tom McNamara said he would unofficially rename Rockford to "Fred-ford" for the day.
You can watch the festivities here: