Saturday , Jan , 01 , 2011 Hoopsvibe

Sacramento’s Christmas Miracle: Tyreke Evans’ half-court heave

HoopsVibe’s Very Quick Call: Good for Tyreke Evans. Good for the beleaguered Sacramento Kings fans.

Late last week, the Kings and Memphis Grizzlies were locked in a close battle. With seconds remaining, the Grizzlies pulled ahead 98-97 on an OJ Mayo floater.

Game over, right? Well, wrong.

Evans alertly grabs the inbound pass, takes one dribble, and converts a miracle heave to win the game. Hopefully, this is the start of a turnaround for Evans, who has been bothered with foot troubles, and the lowly Kings.

The best part of Evans’ game-winning shot: teammate Donte Greene comes off the Kings’ bench and is celebrating on-court before the ball is in. Green, it seems, had faith.

Watch Evans’ game-winning shot and get at us with thoughts on Greene’s reaction in the comment box below. 

–Oly Sandor.
 

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