Found January 14, 2013 on
TEAMS: Atlanta Hawks

From NESN:

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.

  • It looks like the ball is under inflated.
  • you did see the guy bouncing the ball normally right?? lmao
  • Underinflating doesn't make sense. That would give a rim shot a better chance at going in and I'm sure they would not try to tilt the advantage in favor of the contestant. And like Cyberbink said... he was bouncing the ball normally and it looks like the correct amount of air... about 8psi for a regulation ball.
  • Check out my 7 some of my son's shots on his season highlight video. By the way, he is 7 years old.
  • not enough air in the ball
  • It's a jump ball. He's gotta face off against one of the Jazz players for the $1000.
  • Did he win?
  • bigshow..your kid is OK, not a phenom by any means but has good potential. Theyre doing cross overs and lay ups by the time theyre 8 but hes got a good shot and decent size. definitely teachable. good luck
  • The jazz rims are fixed...just like in the arcades of a traveling carnival.

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