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13-year-old drains full-court shot to win game, makes shot again in front of news crew (videos)

Who says lightning doesn’t strike twice? Easton Gamoke, a 13-year-old playing traveling basketball for the Winona (Minn.) YMCA Runnin’ Rebels, made a shot for the ages during a game at a tournament in Holmen, Wis.

With time running out in overtime and the game tied, Gamoke threw up a prayer from almost the opposite baseline. And wouldn’t you know it? It went in. Ballgame.

Video of the shot attracted some regional attention, so the Twin Cities’ FOX 9 sent out a reporter and camera crew to do a story on the middle school student.

And wouldn’t you know it (again)? When recreating the infamous shot for the camera crew, Gamoke drained it again.

Magic. Below is FOX 9’s full report:


[Star Tribune]