SPORTS
04/16/2015 05:32 am ET Updated Apr 16, 2015

After Missing 3 Shots In A Row, New York Knicks Fan Sinks Half-Court Shot And Wins $10,000

The best player in a New York Knicks jersey Wednesday night might have been a guy who's not even on the team.

Knicks fan Shawn Kelly of West Orange, New Jersey sunk an impressive half-court shot at Madison Square Garden, winning him a cool $10,000.

According to Daily Dot staff writer Marisa Kabas, who was at the Garden at the time, the fan hit the lucky shot after missing a preceding lay-up, free throw and 3-pointer.

“That legitimately might be the loudest applause the Garden has seen this season,” mused Sports Illustrated.

The Knicks lost to the Detroit Pistons Wednesday, 90 to 102.

HuffPost

BEFORE YOU GO

PHOTO GALLERY
Celebrities at NY Knicks' Basketball Games
CONVERSATIONS