This is the LeBron James we knew before he became a “villain” for choosing to join the Miami Heat. Per most NBA games, a fan was pulled out the crowd to take a shot between periods of the Miami Heat’s home game against the Detroit Pistons. In this instance, it was part of a contest sponsored by LeBron James’ foundation. What happened next is hard to believe.
Fifty-year-old computer technician Michael Drysch from McHenry, Ill., grabbed the ball, cocked back and put in a sky hook shot that would make Kareem Abdul Jabbar blush from halfcourt to win $75,000. The shot had barely set in before James jumped the fan and celebrated with him on the court of AmericanAirlines Arena.
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“Nice way to meet somebody,” Drysch said. “I can’t believe it.” James became a fan of the fan. “When he wound up I was like, ‘Oh no, there’s no way,'” James said. “When it dropped, that was awesome. I would have probably air-balled that one in that situation.”
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