In the second quarter, Serbian point guard Stefan Markovic fired the ball to Mickey, who was inside the arc but unprepared for the pace of the pass at the time.
The ball bounced of his head and ended up kissing the rim and dropping through the net to extend the Russian team's lead over its Montenegro opponent Buducnost Podgorica to 36-24.
Watch the accidental basket here:
The EuroLeague's twitter account helpfully turned the critical moment into a replayable gif:
Mickey, a 24-year-old power forward from Texas, signed a one-year deal with the Russian team earlier in the year, after stints at the Boston Celtics and Miami Heat in the NBA.
Khimki ended the EuroLeague match victorious, with an 85-69 win.
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