Halfcourt hysteria … Oh yeah, and Lakers win

The Lakers pounded the Atlanta Hawks into submission, 96-83, tonight, but the big story at Staples Center was that somebody actually hit the halfcourt shot between the third and fourth quarters. Robert Ward, a Mission Viejo native who is a senior at USC, won $165,000 when he became the first winner in the three-year history of The Mirage Big Shot Jackpot Contest.

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  • Jasmine

    That was pretty lucky! haha! he didn’t even look excited afterwords, he just looked in shock and surprised!