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AussieChiefsFan 01-25-2013 09:38 PM

Fan at Miami Heat game hits half-court hook shot, wins $75,000

Fan at Miami Heat game hits half-court hook shot, wins $75,000
By Conrad Kaczmarek on Jan 25, 9:34p

Here's something you don't see everyday: a fan actually hit the halfcourt shot during a basketball game. And it was a hook shot. Check it out.

You know how NBA teams offer halfcourt shots for a bunch of money and never expect the fans to actually hit the shots? Well, this guy at the Miami Heat vs. Detroit Pistons game hit the shot. And he did it by shooting a hook shot.

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What does he get for his troubles? $75,000 and a big hug from LeBron James. Not a bad way to spend a Friday night.

The Bad Guy 01-25-2013 09:40 PM

That's pretty awesome.

Scrawny Armed Alex Smith 01-25-2013 09:41 PM

Getting clobbered by Lebron > $75,000

kcxiv 01-25-2013 09:42 PM

Thats cool as **** right there.

hometeam 01-25-2013 09:42 PM

****in love it.

Chief Pote 01-25-2013 09:43 PM

Lebron jumped him like that was his buddy. :thumb:

Lzen 01-25-2013 09:52 PM

Very cool. LeBron is a good guy.

Nickel D 01-25-2013 09:53 PM

The sponsor(s) of the contest will say that, just prior to the shot, he walked with the based on that technicality, he's not getting the money.

Mr. Flopnuts 01-25-2013 09:59 PM

LeBron looked seriously hyped for him. I now love LeBron James.

Deberg_1990 01-25-2013 10:01 PM

Looked like his foot touched the line. Should have been waived off.

jspchief 01-25-2013 10:05 PM

The sponsor just purchases an insurance policy in the contests. The insurance company would be who would fight it.

PunkinDrublic 01-25-2013 10:07 PM

That will buy him a lot of highlights and Ed Hardy shirts.

okcchief 01-25-2013 10:18 PM

Two years ago someone hit the half court shot on consecutive Sunday Night games in OKC. Hasn't happened since. Crazy it happened two weeks in a row. They only give away a messily 20k though :)

okcchief 01-25-2013 10:20 PM

LeBron is a good guy though. He's had his maturity issues, but who wouldn't with his talent?

Hootie 01-25-2013 10:22 PM

LeBron has always been incredibly easy for me to cheer opposed to Kobe, who I think is a little bitch. I'll never get over the way he acted during that Phoenix series way back when when he tanked game 7 to show everyone how great and important he was.

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