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Watch: An insane buzzer-beater saved this team’s season

This stunning fade-away, behind-the-backboard shot sent the game to overtime. 

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We’ve received feedback from readers demanding more coverage of France’s second-tier basketball league and we will not ignore those requests.

Here is a video from this weekend’s playoff game between Evreux and Boulazac, the deciding game of the best-of-three semi-final. Evreux trailed by two in the closing seconds of the fourth quarter when Bastien Pinault hit an absolutely improbable shot to force overtime.

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Evreux went on to win in overtime, 114–107.

Check in next week for an update on Evreux’s championship series against Le Portel. We’re ignoring the NBA Finals in lieu of coverage of that series. 

- Dan Gartland