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It started with a hoverboard. Cheap Jordans Free Shipping .Near the height of the popularity of the handleless-riding devices, Alex Scales brought one to the gym for his usual workout. One thing led to another, and a trick-shot series was born.I was on a hoverboard messing around at the gym, Scales said. One of my guys was like, I bet you cant make it from there. So I just shot a 3, and then I made it, and it just caught on from there.In an effort to keep things fresh at his workouts, Scales turned that one video into Trick Shot Tuesday, a series where he posts new and increasingly impressive trick shots every week on his Instagram account. The shots have enjoyed plenty of viral moments and multiple appearances on the SportsCenter Top 10.The one that really caught fire was the one I did the actual push-up on, he said of the video that shows him making a hook shot from half court while doing a push-up off of the basketball. That was probably one of the hardest ones that Id done, because of the fitness you need to be able to have to do it.Scales doesnt have any long-term plans for his trick-shot game, aside from growing his Instagram following (hes currently hovering just above 2,000). Nor does he spend too much time practicing his craft in the gym at Arizona State where he works out. He said he usually comes up with the shot for Trick Shot Tuesday that day and often completes the whole process -- from conception to practice to filming the final product -- in about 30 minutes.I had one where I kicked it. I was like, You know what, Im only gonna give it five tries. After these five tries, Im done, Scales said. Then I made it on the fifth try. It just depends on the difficulty of the shot. Some of the ones that people are like, Man, that was crazy, that looked difficult, Im like, That was one of my easier shots.Those who dont know Scales background might think its improbable that hed be able to complete trick shots with such ease. But hes not just a random person posting trick-shot videos on Instagram. Scales spent 15 years as a professional basketball player and once held an NBA record -- for the shortest career.Scales, who went undrafted out of Oregon in 2000, made his NBA debut -- and farewell -- on Nov. 19, 2005, for the San Antonio Spurs, playing just 9.2 seconds at the end of a 97-91 win over the Phoenix Suns. He shared the court with future Hall of Famers Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili, along with ESPNs Bruce Bowen, who had his number retired by the Spurs in 2012.A week later, Scales was waived and never got another shot at the NBA. San Antonio was his fourth and final stop in the league, after he had preseason stints with the New Jersey Nets, Houston Rockets and Seattle SuperSonics. Scales thought he had his best shot at an NBA breakthrough in Seattle.When I was with Seattle, there was a great write-up about me, he said. This is when Rick Brunson had his first guaranteed contract. They had written in the paper that [the Sonics] had a million-dollar question: Do they keep Rick Brunson or Alex Scales? Ray Allen was quoted in the paper saying, Alex Scales is the only one playing like he belongs here.The Sonics cut Scales at the end of the preseason, and then he was picked up two weeks later by the Spurs. It was the third time in his career that he thought hed done everything he needed to do in the preseason to make the roster, only to end up on the wrong end of the waiver wire.It was just a sad situation to see a guy who did everything he was supposed to do, was productive when he got in the game, to not get an opportunity, he said. Because I felt like if I would have gotten that opportunity, I wouldve been something special.With the NBA door closed to him, Scales went to the D-League and eventually back to Europe, where hed started his professional career in 2000 in Italy. Scales last played professionally for Tadamon Zouk in Lebanon, the culmination of a 15-year career that saw him also make stops in China, Argentina, South Korea, Spain, Greece, Russia, Ukraine, Turkey and Puerto Rico. When he was in China, he had his most memorable experience of culture shock.I wanted some shrimp, so they come out, they bring me some shrimp, he said. Its got the eyes, the legs -- Im like, Man, what is this? Im not used to this shrimp!Scales first played in China in 2001-02, before Yao Ming came over to the NBA, and again two seasons later, when the NBA boom was just beginning in the country. He said its been impressive to watch how much the game has grown in China, but he does regret one aspect of that.The pay [in China] is 18,000 times more than what it was then, Scales said. I tell people now that I grew up in the wrong era.Now 38, Scales knows the window is closing on his basketball career, but hes trying to keep it open as long as possible and says hell listen to any team that calls to inquire about his services. But until then, hell keep making trick-shot videos every Tuesday, and he hopes they can entertain and motivate people.If something comes up out of it, itd be great, but at the same time, I like doing it to see peoples reactions, he said. People are like, I could never do anything like that. But I always emphasize that practice makes perfect, so theres always something youre capable of doing if you put your mind to it. So thats why I go about it. Cheap Air Jordans From China .Y. -- Jayna Hefford scored the winning goal Friday as Canada survived a scare with a 4-3 win over Sweden at the Four Nations womens hockey tournament. Cheap Jordan 11 Concords . -- Patrick Reed got an early start in golf. . He was followed closely by David Clarkson, donning red, seconds later. Clarksons actions one night earlier, leaping off the bench in defence of Kessel during a pre-season game against the Buffalo Sabres, will cost him the first 10 games of the regular season. ATHENS, Ga. - A balanced attack with everyone contributing led to the Ole Miss volleyball team picking up a 3-1 (27-25, 23-25, 25-12, 25-19) win against Georgia on the road Sunday at the Ramsey Center. With the win, the Rebels are guaranteed their third straight winning season since the mid 80s with a 16-13 overall record heading into the final week of the season. It also marked the fourth straight win against Georgia.Georgia raced out to an 8-2 lead to start the match forcing Ole Miss to use a timeout early. The Bulldogs maintained their lead throughout until late in the set, when the Rebels tied it up at 22. Georgia regained the lead, 23-22, but then sophomore Kathryn Cather tied it up on the next play with one of her five kills in the set. Junior Kate Gibson delivered the Rebels their first set point, 24-23, but Georgia answered. Cathers fifth kill of the set handed the Rebels another set point, but the Bulldogs tied it again on a Rebel attack error. Senior Aubrey Edie pushed it over for the kill and then Gibson served up an ace on set point to complete the Rebels comeback, 27-25.Just like the first set, the Bulldogs took the early lead 7-3 and led 15-9 at the media timeout. Georgia went on to garner six set points leading 24-18, before the Rebels went on a 5-0 run to cut it to one, 24-23. The Bulldogs won the next point to finish the set 25-23 and tie the overall match 1-1.The Rebels didnt waste any time getting off to a solid start in set three. They hit .333 in the set and broke open a close one with a 14-4 run to go up 21-10 late. Ole Miss closed out the Bulldogs 25-12 to take a 2-1 lead in the match.Looking to get back in the match and force a fifth set, Georgia gaiined the first lead in set four and led by five, 13-8, but the Rebels answered with a 7-1 run to lead it 15-14 at the media timeout. Cheap Jordan 11 Low For Sale. After Georgia briefly tied it at 15-15, Ole Miss used a 10-4 run to finish off the Bulldogs 25-19 and the match, 3-1.Quick Hits ? The Rebels improved to 16-13 overall and 5-11 in the SEC. The win marked their second SEC road win of the season and fourth straight against Georgia.? With the win, the Rebels are guaranteed their third straight winning season for the first time since the mid 80s.? Junior outside hitter Lexi Thompson posted her SEC-leading 19th double-double with 15 kills and 15 digs.? Junior right side Kathryn Cather has missed nine SEC matches this season due to concussion symptoms and started her first match since the Auburn contest on Oct. 19. Cather tallied a team-high 17 kills on a .480 clip.? Junior middle blocker Taylor Alexander finished with 13 kills on a .462 hitting percentage. She also added 4 blocks. It marked her third double-digit kill performance in SEC play.? Junior outside hitter Kate Gibson recorded her 14th double-double with 10 kills and 12 digs.? Senior Aubrey Edie passed out 53 assists and also chipped in 5 kills on a .625 clip with zero errors.? Sophomore Caroline Adams tallied a career-high 25 assists as the Rebels finished with 68 digs. They lead the SEC in digs per match.? 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