Watch: Knicks Fan Sinks Half-Court Shot for $10K at Season Opener

Emily Caron
Sports Illustrated
The New York Knicks kicked off the 2018-19 season against the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden.
The New York Knicks kicked off the 2018-19 season against the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden.

The New York Knicks kicked off the 2018-19 season against the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden.

While the Knicks were 0/9 to start the game, a fan was 1/1 after sinking a shot from half-court for a $10,000 prize.

Watch the half-court shot below:

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Naturally, viewers had a field day with the fact that a fan scored before the team had made a single field goal.

After a slow first quarter, New York went on to set a franchise record with 49 points in the second quarter, the most points scored in that quarter since the Knicks tallied 47 against the 76ers in 1988.

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