"... a Florida point guard motoring up the court, veering out of control and finally planting his foot at just the right spot. It had to be the right spot, just beyond the 3-point line. It had to be the right time. It had to float for what seemed like an eternity and disappear softly through the net."
Sportswriting. In the NYT.
That's written by Zach Schonbrun. The game is lost. Let's rate the sportswriting. Just the part I've quoted above.