Vitaliy Fridzon 3-Pointer Video: Russia-Brazil 2012 Prelim
August 2, 2012: Russia Beats Brazil with Amazing Last-Minute 3-Pointer
Russia had nearly blown it. After squandering a lead over Brazil in their August 2 prelim game, Russia began clawing their way back. A three-pointer from Alexey Schved tied the game at 72-72 with only six seconds left on the clock.
Marcelinho Huertas, Brazilian CaptainThey hit a very tough shot. Maybe if they shoot it 10 times he wouldn't make it again. He was falling and a guy was under his foot. We have to forget this right away
Brazilian captain Marcelinho Huertas executed a superb layup, leaving Russia in a tough spot, and the Russians took a time-out. Once play resumed, Vitaliy Fridzon got the ball, as well as a challenge (that looked like a tackle) from Leandro Barbosa. Vitaliy Fridzon shot for three... nothing but net.
Check out the Vitaliy Fridzon 3-pointer video below. Wow.