Fans Loved 76ers’ Radio Call of Tyrese Maxey’s Huge Three-Pointer vs. Knicks


The Philadelphia 76ers stayed alive in their series vs. the New York Knicks with a Game 5 win in overtime at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday night that had tons of drama down the stretch, including a long three-pointer from Tyrese Maxey that saved the Sixers.

In case you missed it, Maxey's big shot came with just over eight seconds remaining and it was just what the Philadelphia needed to force OT. After Josh Hart made one of two free throws, Maxey took the ball down the court, pulled up from the logo and hit nothing but net.

76ers radio announcer Tom McGinnis had a perfect call of that whole sequence:

Fans loved his call:

Game 6 is Thursday night at 9 p.m. ET in Philadelphia.


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