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Father-of-three loses half-court shot and wins $10,000


A Milwaukee father-of-three celebrates with his family after hitting a $10,000 half-court shot during the Milwaukee Bucks game on Monday. Germelle Scott Sr. was initially at the game with his family, celebrating his 7-year-old son Germelle Scott Jr. Scott has sickle cell anemia. The MACC (Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer) Fund honored him as its star of the year at Monday’s game. “It was a night for him,” Scott said. “I said, ‘Sure, why not? Sign me up. ““During the game, Fiserv employees asked Scott if he wanted to try for the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino Jackpot Shot. Scott played ball in high school, but said he hadn’t picked up a basketball since 2015. Once on the court, Scott said he fell back into the rhythm of the game, making a lay- up, a free throw and three-point kick before landing the money shot. Scott said that aside from landing the half-court shot, his favorite memory of the night was seeing his son on the Bucks’ jumbotron. “I just thought if it wasn’t for you, I wouldn’t be here right now, so yeah, he’s going to have a great Christmas,” Scott said. “I checked the recording. He was clapping and saying, ‘Dad did it. Dad did. Dad did. “Scott works two jobs to help support his family. He said that in addition to giving them nice Christmas presents this year, he plans to use the rest of the money he has earned for start his own business.

A Milwaukee father-of-three celebrates with his family after hitting a $10,000 half-court shot during the Milwaukee Bucks game on Monday.

Germelle Scott Sr. was initially at the game with his family, celebrating his 7-year-old son, Germelle Scott Jr.

Scott’s son has sickle cell anemia. The MACC (Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer) Fund honored him as its star of the year at Monday’s game.

“It was a night for him,” Scott said. “I said, ‘Sure, why not? Sign me up. “”

During the match, Fiserv employees asked Scott if he wanted to try for the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino Jackpot Shot. Scott played ball in high school, but said he hadn’t picked up a basketball since 2015.

Once on the court however, Scott said he got back into the rhythm of the game, making a lay-up, a free throw and a three-point shot before landing the money shot.

Scott said that aside from landing the half-court shot, his favorite memory of the night was seeing his son on the Bucks’ jumbotron.

“I just thought if it wasn’t for you, I wouldn’t be here right now, so yeah, he’s going to have a great Christmas,” Scott said. “I checked the recording. He was clapping and saying, ‘Dad did it. Dad did. Dad did.

Scott works two jobs to help support his family. He said that in addition to giving them nice Christmas gifts this year, he planned to use the rest of the money he earned to start his own business.

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