Halfcourt Shot Attempt by Fan Comes to Rest on Rim With Thud (Video)


Fans get to shoot halfcourt shots all the time. Whether for money, a car, free tickets to a future game or some other prize, the halfcourt shot is a longstanding tradition during breaks in action at NBA games.

In the long history of halfcourt shots, however, the one taken Friday during the Hawks-Jazz game might be the most unusual ever.

Taking the unfortunately titled “Money Shot,” a season ticket-holder reared back for a Matt Ryan-style football pass that lofted toward the rim and — plunk! — came to rest on the back of the rim. Honestly, it was more impressive than actually hitting a halfcourt shot.

Check out the weird play in the video below.

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