Paul George sinks one from way, way outside thanks to shot-clock error

Not much has gone right for the Indiana Pacers lately, but they did score a 101-94 win over the Pistons on Wednesday night.

And one of the key buckets in that game sure looked like it could have been another episode in their late-season swoon.

Pacers star Paul George, whose game has been up and down lately, had to throw up a shot from more than 35 feet out after his teammates saw the shot clock about to expire.

Just one problem: The Pacers had just gotten an offensive rebound, so the shot clock should have reset. But there it was, about to hit zero … so George launched it and …

… swish! The shot sailed through and gave the Pacers a 94-90 lead, with the shot clock resetting as the ball left George’s hands.

Hey, when things are going bad, you’ll take whatever lucky bounces, you can get, right?

Check it out below: (h/t to Deadspin)