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Awesome Buzzer Beater

Kevin Durant hit an awesome buzzer against the Knicks on Saturday night.  It gave the Oklahoma City Thunder a 101-98 win against New York.  It also gave me a win against Brian Cady.  I’ll explain.

Here’s a funny story for you guys.  I came up with a new way to gamble.  I call it gamblin’ on gamblin’.  Here’s how it works.

You get some friends together.  The entrance fee is $20 bucks.  The $20 dollar entrance fee will get you $50 dollars for an entire week to wager on any sporting event you’d like.  Whoever has the most money at the end of the week wins everybody’s entrance fee.

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We did the “gamblin’ on gamblin” event last week.  It was myself, Brian Cady, Justin the Producer, and Whitey from the station.  Justin was out mid-week.  Tough break on the Spurs -2 2nd half line against the Knicks.

Cady and I were neck and neck.  I was only up $10 bucks on Saturday night ($60 dollars total including my originial $50).  It was go time.  I laid $50 bucks to win $45.45 (all bets were entered on Sportsbook.com) on the Thunder -3 4th quarter line against the Knicks.

The Thunder entered the 4th quarter down by 2 points.  A loss here would cripple me.  The game was tied 98-98 with a handful of seconds left.  Russell Westbrook missed a go-ahead free throw.  The Knicks had the ball but didn’t score.  In the final seconds, the Thunder had a chance to pull out the win, and to put me in a favorable position to win the pool.

The play started off terribly, but Kevin Durant knocked in a 3-pointer to win the game at the buzzer.  It gave me a stranglehold to win the gamblin’ on gamblin’ pool.  I finished ahead of Cady for the win.  The best part about the story was that Cady was over with a bunch of people playing cards that same night, and personally witnessed his chances going down the tubes.  Great stuff.

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