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Hornets’ Jeremy Lamb nails an absurd half-court buzzer-beater to beat the Raptors


Jeremy Lamb hit the shot of the NBA season — and one of the most incredible NBA buzzer-beaters you’ll ever see — to give the Charlotte Hornets a stunning 115-114 road victory over the Toronto Raptors.

Charlotte inbounded the ball with 3.1 seconds left, trailing 114-112.  The inbounds pass got away from Lamb, and he had to go recover the ball on the other side of half-court. Not a problem. Lamb picked up the ball, and chucked it with under one second to go. The shot — which had to be close to touching the roof — banked off the glass before going into the hoop for a game-winning buzzer-beater.

Here’s the Lamb buzzer-beater from the Hornets’ broadcast on Fox Sports Southeast:

And here it is from the Raptors’ broadcast on TSN:

It turns out the NBA can also bring some March Madness. That shot would get one hell of an “ONIONS!” call from the great Bill Raftery.

Maybe the best part was Charlotte star Kemba Walker during the play. He’d already started walking away in disappointment, assuming the Hornets had lost.

It’s also a very meaningful shot for the Hornets and their playoff chances. Charlotte now has a three-game winning streak and is just two games behind the Miami Heat for the No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference.

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