Russian Basketball Coach Makes Highly Illegal, Highly Awesome Play


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It was just your average half court set by the UNICS Kazan of Russia’s PBL basketball league, until the point guard passed it around the horn into a pair of unexpected hands. “UNBELIEVABLE!” writes the Russian fellow who uploaded the footage. “A Russian basketball coach has the assist of the year as his team score a three pointer.”

Unfortunately, head coach Gundars Vetra’s UNICS (we know, we know — there’s a team named UNICS, in all caps) ultimately fell to the Spartak Primorie, as the three pointer did not count. Also, the video lacked a Stephon Marbury, Vladimir Putin, Allen Iverson or Adam Morrison cameo as we had hoped. Nevertheless, a great play and the crowd lapped it up. Check it.

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