Pop Quiz: What play do you run when you’re down by one with just 0.3 seconds left to play?
Answer: An alley-oop.
Vince Carter found Courtney Lee wide open under the rim with a perfectly timed pass that allowed Lee to tip in the alley-oop lay up just as time expired. Carter’s pass was truly brilliant as he had to anticipate Lee’s release off of Mike Conley’s pick and then place the ball in the perfect position for a catch-and-release shot.
The incredible buzzer beating lob and tip gave the Memphis an improbable 111-110 win over Sacramento and pushed their record to an NBA best (8-1).
At one point the Grizzlies trailed by 26 points. Check out how they capped off their incredible come from behind victory: