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Hornets' Jeremy Lamb Stuns Toronto With Absolutely Ridiculous, Game-Winning Buzzer-Beater

March Madness has been lacking in sweet buzzer-beaters, but Charlotte Hornets guard Jeremy Lamb was willing to fill that void. He heaved this sloppy, desperate rainbow shot from behind half-court and banked it in for tonight’s 115-114 win over the Raptors.

The Toronto crowd was completely stunned. Watch this video and focus on pretty much any fan in the stands as Lamb’s shot goes in; you’re bound to find a fantastic reaction.

What other shots come close to this in terms of difficulty? Dwyane Wade had a messy, hilarious game-winner against the Warriors last month, but Lamb’s attempt was sloppier and from farther away. Off the top of my head, the best comparison would be Devin Harris’s absurd half-court game-winner from 2009. Lamb’s insane shot had consequences outside of this one game, too: With the victory, the Hornets’ slim playoff hopes stay alive.

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