Play of the day: B-Ball coach offers a hand

Most professional basketball players look to their coach for wisdom, inspiration and direction.

But in the Russian basketball league, Unics Kazan have taken the role of a supportive coach to the next level.

In their match against Spartak Vladivostok last weekend, Unics' sideline coach Gundars Vetra was mistaken for a player and was passed the ball in mid-attack by the point guard.

Without wasting anytime, Vetra quickly passed the ball on to another Unics player, who drained a three pointer from out wide.

Unfortunately the points did not count, but the Unics did go onto win 70-69.

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