Boris nets an 'odds defying' basketball shot...after many failed attempts to net an 'average'

When Boris Johnson picked up a ball on Monday to promote a free basketball festival to take place in London, a crowd looked on as he made many attempts to net a shot.

However, as this video shows, his determination paid off, as he netted what can only be described as an 'odds defying' score.

After the incredible shot Boris joked: "Let's be clear, I was saving that up, I could have done it at any time".

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Boris' fluke basketball shot

When Boris Johnson launched London's free basketball festival on Monday no one could have predicted he would net an 'odds defying' shot, but as our video shows that certainly wasn't his first attempt.