author: andriev   15 September 2020Print page

Million-dollar shot or how to beat the bookie on NBA

nba winner punterNBA truly stands for its «Where Amazing Happens» motto, and one of the basketball punters had a chance to experience it firsthand. Check out the amazing story behind a half a million dollar worth shot.

The return of the most competitive basketball league on the planet was one of the highest anticipated events in the entire sporting world. The NBA Playoffs confirmed it once again with one of the most intriguing playoff series between Denver Nuggets and Utah Jazz. «The Game 7» these three words make every basketball fan in the world feel goosebumps all over their bodies. However, there was this one basketball fan who felt the all-time sweat on the unbelievable series finish.

The sharp bettor decided to back Denver in this close contest with an incredible $500,000 moneyline wager at one of the leading online betting operators. All the punter needed was for Nuggets to win the game at the odds of 1.91 (10/11) to bring him a solid paycheck worth just a bit short of $954,000.

The punter must have been taking some strong sedatives because the game was swinging back and forth the whole time. The real nerve-wracking started when the game clock reached the last 30 seconds with the score being tied at 78 apiece. Luckily for the punter, Nikola Jokic knocked down a turn-around shot over one of the best defenders in a league Rugy Gobert to give his team a 2-point lead with just under 30 seconds to go. From that point on, the game became a true rollercoaster ride featuring a turnover & a missed layup on both sides of the floor. However, just like it usually happens in the NBA, the fate of the game & the amazing wager had to be decided by the very last shot. Mike Conley managed to get his shot off right in time to call the entire $500,000 bet and the Nuggets playoff hopes into question.

The flow of time must have stopped when the whole world saw the ball going half the way in and immediately rimming out at the buzzer, getting the huge weight off the entire Nuggets organisation’s shoulders and pocketing a darn fortune for the lucky bettor. «Nothing ventured, nothing gained», right?

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04.09.2020, 16:45:49 | jordi | no mark
gobert was out of bounce anyway...
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