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LOS ANGELES - A Lakers fan sank an incredible half-court shot Monday night to win a $30,000 jackpot, then tried to celebrate with some of the players.
Spoiler alert: It didn't work out.
Video of the hilarious moment before the fourth quarter of the Lakers-Spurs game quickly went viral, with tens of thousands of views on Twitter.
Hit the half-court bucket for $30K then tried to high-five the Los Angeles Lakers 🤣 pic.twitter.com/nUhegqdpSx— ESPN (@espn) October 23, 2018
Here's another view:
He hit the half-court shot for $30K and tried to celebrate with LeBron and the Lakers 😂 pic.twitter.com/6fmZwGdv0u— Bleacher Report NBA (@BR_NBA) October 23, 2018
The fan, identified as 26-year-old Ali Sabbouri of Anaheim, California, seemed to take the denial in stride, flashing a huge grin as he accepted his check.