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Date: 01/27/10 07:01 AM

33 Responses to Half-Court Basketball Shot Contest Backfires [Vid]

  1. Profile photo of JUGGALETTEx0
    JUGGALETTEx0 Female 18-29
    1380 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 6:33 am
    Link: Half-Court Basketball Shot Contest Backfires - This basketball coach was told if he made this halfcourt shot blindfolded, he`d win Final 4 tickets. Guess what happened
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    TxP Female 70 & Over
    1192 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 7:16 am
    wait, how did it backfire? he made the shot, he should get the tix
    none of the captions make sense :(
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    trilliongram Female 18-29
    135 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 7:22 am
    ... ok.
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    tomcat20904 Male 18-29
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    January 27, 2010 at 7:23 am
    It was a practical joke. Everyone was going to cheer whether he made the shot or not. I saw the story on CNN. Must have been a slow news day.

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    sjaakwortel Male 18-29
    358 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 7:28 am
    he was supposed to miss
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    drips Male 30-39
    904 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 7:30 am
    That shot is as good as the caption is misleading.
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    argenteus Male 18-29
    265 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 7:32 am
    Guys, it`s supposed to be a prank. They tell the contestant they`re going to win some fantastic prize, but tell the crowd beforehand to go wild no matter what so they guy thinks he made it. Turns out in this case he actually did....and they don`t have any final four tickets to give away.
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    Sigon Male 18-29
    129 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 7:34 am
    they never had final four tickets for him because they didn`t think he`d make it....think they gave him something else though
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    Salted_Eggs Male 18-29
    774 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 7:43 am
    Queen is the perfect band to play when dominating someone, in a bet or otherwise.
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    p0l4r21 Male 18-29
    504 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 7:59 am
    They probably gave him money.
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    panth753 Female 18-29
    9148 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 8:17 am
    Haha, I saw this on TV, it sucks that they lied about the tickets though.
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    LtFurpie Male 30-39
    1014 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 8:24 am
    The article says that the students that organized the contest felt bad and gave him a gift certificate to a restaurante. It also goes on to say that he is a very well liked coach and he was a walk on player to Kansas` #1 team at the time. Since this story broke it says that there has been a number of people wishing to donate 4 tickets to him. Y! Sports article
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    a1butcher Male 40-49
    4813 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 8:27 am
    Good shot was good
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    binarystarr Male 30-39
    479 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 8:46 am
    I was hoping the gaylord on the springy leg things would bound over and fall flat on his tits. Nevermind.
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    DeutschDude9 Male 18-29
    473 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 8:58 am
    Ha that guy in the stands had an argyle sweater vest.
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    OldOllie Male 60-69
    15845 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 9:29 am
    I`d sue `em for the tickets.
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    vodooshaman Male 70 & Over
    450 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 10:01 am
    just take the check to a bigger bank
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    RyanHake Male 18-29
    2690 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 10:02 am
    Danggg, pooor guy
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    philippic Male 18-29
    1705 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 10:40 am
    Lol so they were gonna cheer him even if he missed, and they didnt actually have the tickets they promised him... but he got them in the end after tis vid went viral...
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    gamergrl1018 Female 13-17
    106 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 11:14 am
    that was THE most monotone announcer ever lol
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    ScottSerious Male 18-29
    5316 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 12:00 pm
    so, they were gonna pretend that he made it. but then he actually made it. wouldn`t he have gotten the tickets even if they tricked him into thinking he made it? that was a very poorly thought out "prank."
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    Matwix_2004 Male 18-29
    2554 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 2:22 pm
    Scott - I`m going to guess it`s either a rip off, or copy of CollegeHumors prank war between Amir, and the other guy, where the exact same thing happens...but on a bigger scale...and it goes perfectly (i.e. he fails).
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    Boredered Male 18-29
    2508 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 3:07 pm
    COULD YOU HAVE PLEASE PUT PRANK IN THE TITLE?? Fook man I was trying for like 5 minutes to figure this out -__-
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    gothmo Female 18-29
    1325 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 5:28 pm
    Ok so the whole point was it was one of those things that if a volunteer/randomly selected person made this nearly impossible shot half court and blind folded he`d win tickets. Well, no one figured he`d actually make it, they even made him do it again without being blindfolded and he did it again, so now they have to fundraise to get the money to buy the tickets.
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    ElDavo Male 18-29
    2149 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 6:13 pm
    That`s awesome, but this just wasn`t that good as an IAB post.
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    DRxSATANx Male 18-29
    321 posts
    January 27, 2010 at 9:20 pm
    whats with the scene kid on faloseraptor stilts...that was creepin me ou.t
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    TheGax Male 18-29
    815 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 2:28 am
    faloseraptor??? do you mean velociraptor?
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    aseirinn Male 70 & Over
    877 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 3:11 am
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    Agent00Smith Male 18-29
    2581 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 4:06 am
    I love when a plan fails all together.
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    Jats Male 18-29
    242 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 4:37 pm
    lol faloseraptor. SPELLING FAIL.
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    welfarepimp Male 30-39
    189 posts
    January 28, 2010 at 5:28 pm
    It would`ve been backfire-ier if someone had kicked him in the nuts.
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    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
    25350 posts
    January 29, 2010 at 2:43 pm
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    alchemist18 Female 13-17
    357 posts
    January 29, 2010 at 3:47 pm
    The word "epic" tends to be thrown around a lot lately...but with all of its true original meaning... That was EPIC!!!!!!!!

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