The Los Angeles Lakers took their celebration to their fans after they defeated the Memphies Grizzlies with a score of 116-102. Despite no longer having their star-player Kobe Bryant, they were able to tie-up the series, 2-2, against Memphis. D'Angelo Russel and Nick Young upped their game and scored most of the points for their team.
But they aren’t the only ones who went home victorious that day.
A Pinoy fan who watched the game at the Staples Center in Los Angeles just hit the jackpot of $95,000 (almost Php 5 million) after nailing a half-court shot! Jerald Acoba, lives in Tulare, California and is 30 years old. The game was part of the 'Aria Big Shot Jackpot' which took place between the 3rd and 4th quarter.
He proudly shared the photo on his Instagram account and captioned it with: "Won Big Shot Jackpot $95k at the Laker game! I'd like to thank everyone who prayed and believed in me. Thanks for the continued love and support, still feels like a dream.....best part was high fiving"
According to him, he will be using the money to buy his mother a new car. “She’s always been there for me when I need her. She’s always there to help me out. It’s my turn to repay the favor to her.” he said in an interview.
Many Pinoy fans lauded him for nailing that shot. But many also envied him for having the chance to shoot the ball in the Laker's home arena.
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