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Andrew Spagrud: Blowing up the spot without making a sound

A midcourt inbounds pass, early in a game isn’t usually something anyone pays much attention to. The ball goes in to play, the offense sets up and the game continues. That’s what everyone in the gym was thinking when the Saskatchewan Huskies visited the University of Alberta back in October for a preseason tournament. The defense waited, stagnant for a second, their mistake was already made. While the players watched the inbound pass, Andrew Spagrud cut to the basket, caught the pass in midair and rammed it through the hoop on a helpless Golden Bear defender. The sound of the breakaway rim snapping echoed through the gym and was followed by a collective cheer from the shocked crowd. Spagrud then dropped from the rim and […]

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Andrew Spagrud Blowing Up The Spot Without Making A Sound Credentials Basketballbuzz Magazine 2005
Andrew Spagrud Blowing Up The Spot Without Making A Sound Credentials Basketballbuzz Magazine 2005
A midcourt inbounds pass, early in a game isn’t usually something anyone pays much attention to. The ball goes in to play, the offense sets up and the game continues. That’s what everyone in the gym was thinking when the Saskatchewan Huskies visited the University of Alberta back in October for a preseason tournament. The defense waited, stagnant for a second, their mistake was already made. While the players watched the inbound pass, Andrew Spagrud cut to the basket, caught the pass in midair and rammed it through the hoop on a helpless Golden Bear defender. The sound of the breakaway rim snapping echoed through the gym and was followed by a collective cheer from the shocked crowd. Spagrud then dropped from the rim and […]
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