Tyreke Evans Video: Watch His Incredible Buzzer-Beater

December 30th, 2010 by Dan Tylicki Leave a reply »
Yesterday, the Memphis Grizzlies and Sacramento Kings squared off in what one would think would be a forgettable match. Sacramento was dead last in the league, coming into the game with a 5-23 record, and Memphis was also under .500 at 14-17. Nonetheless, the game's last five seconds became classic.

The Grizzlies were down 97-96 when O.J. Mayo managed to get a shot off and they led the game as a result 98-97 with 1.5 seconds left. It looked like a play that would help Mayo turn the corner and be good for the Grizzlies again.

The Kings inbounded the ball to Tyreke Evans, who made it near half court, jumped and shot the ball to the hoop, in a move that we all try, but it rarely works. Today, it worked. The ball made its way straight into the net as the Kings won the game, 100-98.

The play overshadowed a great performance by Zach Randolph, who had 35 points and 17 rebounds. Demarcus Cousins had 21 and 16 for the Kings off the bench. Beno Udrih had 24 points and Evans had 21. It was those last three that mattered most, however.

Both teams are done for the year and don't play again until January. What a way for Sacramento to end the year, ...

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