APS

Deer Valley High teen gets chance on court

Jan 8, 2014, 4:10 PM | Updated: 5:08 pm

It was a “Rudy” moment and then some for Deer Valley High School student Jose Meraz on Monday night.

The Glendale boys’ basketball team manager made his way onto the court, this time to play. Wearing uniform No. 45, Meraz checked into the game with the clock winding down. Teammates got the ball to him. Meraz took a shot from the three-point line and nailed it as time expired in a 77-37 victory.

Classmates then rallied on Twitter to get video of the shot on sports news TV giant ESPN. They nailed it, too. The shot made the “Top Ten Plays of the Night” segment on “SportsCenter.”

High fives for everybody.

APS

KTAR.com

Tom Cruise crushes Jimmy Fallon in ‘Tonight Show’ lip sync battle

Here are four words that will remind us all why a certain someone's movies have made millions: Tom Cruise lip syncing.

9 years ago

...

KTAR.com

Smooth criminal: Police release unusual video after local burglary

Hide yo' kids, hide yo' wife and hide yo' husband cause someone's robbin' all the supermarkets out here.

9 years ago

...

KTAR.com

Never-before-seen photos show White House reaction after 9/11

The U.S. National Archives recently released never-before-seen photos of then-Vice President Dick Chaney and other White House officials after 9/11.

9 years ago

...

KTAR.com

Russian-built jet’s vertical climb will astound

Fast and upright could describe a sprinter during a race. Or it could describe this jet in the air.

9 years ago

...

KTAR.com

Chic geek: Fit your car with KITT from ‘Knight Rider’

For serious fans of the 1980s TV show, "Knight Rider," KITT rides again, disguised as a car charger.

9 years ago

...

KTAR.com

Brave little girl battling cancer receives special message from Frozen star

The little things can go a long way, especially for someone who has been dealt a frightening and entirely unfair hand.

9 years ago

Sponsored Articles

...

DISC Desert Institute for Spine Care

Sciatica pain is treatable but surgery may be required

Sciatica pain is one of the most common ailments a person can face, and if not taken seriously, it could become one of the most harmful.

...

Collins Comfort Masters

Avoid a potential emergency and get your home’s heating and furnace safety checked

With the weather getting colder throughout the Valley, the best time to make sure your heating is all up to date is now. 

...

Canvas Annuity

Interest rates may have peaked. Should you buy a CD, high-yield savings account, or a fixed annuity?

Interest rates are the highest they’ve been in decades, and it looks like the Fed has paused hikes. This may be the best time to lock in rates for long-term, low-risk financial products like fixed annuities.

Deer Valley High teen gets chance on court