Marco Belinelli of the Charlotte Hornets nearly pulled off one of the cheekiest shots in NBA history Thursday night.
Nearly. Stupid rules. There should be an exemption for this.
Belinelli was inbounding the ball with Charlotte down one point on the road against the Detroit Pistons and just half a second left on the clock. Standard operating procedure would dictate passing the ball in to a teammate who would then attempt a very quick shot for the win — but Belinelli tried something incredible instead. Read more…