On game days after morning shootarounds, the Wizards’ Martell Webster and Jan Vesely have begun a tradition of trying to make extreme baskets before heading to the locker room. They stand in the far corner of the arena and shoot at the near basket, a shot that forces them to clear the backboard from behind before going in.

“I don’t know how it started,” Jan Vesely told Monumental Network. “I think Martell just tried shooting once and the we just continued doing it after every shootaround before we leave.”

Vesely said that the two have gotten pretty good at it.

“At first it took us a lot of shots,” he said. “But in the end it takes about six or seven shots to make it. We’re getting better at this.”

As for who is better, Vesely is taking those honors for himself.

“I am,” he said. “I think I get lucky with this one. It’s just a trick shot. I think I have more luck than him.”

Webster would probably disagree.

Here’s the video. Trick shots start at the 1:45 mark.
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