Watch: Knicks fan hits half-court shot, wins $10,000

Thursday April 16th, 2015

A lucky New York Knicks fan hit a half-court shot Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden to win $10,000... after airballing the preceding free throw and three-pointer.


That legitimately might be the loudest applause the Garden has seen this season. Good for Shawn Kelly of West Orange, N.J.

Here's another view—he might've been a little inside mid-court, but that's an impressively casual heave.


Of course, "Knicks fan hits shot, wins $10,000" is guaranteed instant-gold fodder for Twitter, especially during this season that's spawned its own take on "One Shining Moment."

Someone please buy the Knicks a taller table

[That one was gold.]

Good for this guy. They even gave him some time to gloat—although, as the lone commenter on the below Instagram video said, "Great except for the taxes he has to pay on it.../[teary-eyed emoji]


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- Mike Fiammetta

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