WATCH: Keith Smart relives “The Shot” after Sacramento Kings practice

Thanks to his late-game heroics some 26 years ago, Keith Smart will always have a place in basketball history.  He still remembers the game-winner, better known as “The Shot”, that won his Indiana Hoosiers the 1987 NCAA Championship like it was yesterday. More than two decades later, Smart can recall the play enough to walk through it step-by-step, which he demonstrated for media following Kings’ practice Wednesday afternoon.

Below is video of the Kings head coach’s reenactment of the moment as shot by News 10.

How does it compare to the original?  You be the judge.

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Pretty much every day, someone comes up and says something about it – no matter what.  And especially this time of year…

Keith Smart on “The Shot”


Jonathan Santiago
Jonathan Santiago serves Cowbell Kingdom as senior editor specializing in writing, podcasting and video production. He also handles the majority of CK’s day-to-day beat coverage of the Kings.

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