Tyler Harvey has produced an incredible long range matchwinner to give the Illawarra Hawks just their third victory of the NBL season on Thursday night.
Trailing 75-76 with just nine seconds remaining in the game, Harvey dribbled the ball up the court and settled for an extremely long bomb.
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Launching the three-point attempt with one foot on the sponsor’s logo in the middle of the court, he nailed the shot and it was nothing but net.
The Breakers’ home crowd at Auckland’s Spark Arena was stunned as Harvey put the Hawks up 78-76 with just over a second left.
Aussie basketball fans couldn’t believe their eyes as Harvey’s shot went in and he was mobbed by his Hawks teammates in their yellow heritage round jerseys.
The epic matchwinner sealed a huge upset win for the Hawks over the Breakers, who are third on the NBL ladder.
Harvey has been one of the few bright spots for the Hawks this season and starred again with a game-high 25 points against New Zealand.
The Hawks are all but guaranteed to finish with the wooden spoon but Harvey’s heroics ensured they picked up a morale-boosting third win after a series of hard-fought losses in recent weeks.