The hopes - and appetites - of an arena full of basketball fans were riding on Mike Shelly. If Shelly made a layup, a free throw, a three-pointer and a half-court shot in 45 seconds, every person watching the Philadelphia 76ers play that night inside the Wells Fargo Center would win a free Chick-fil-A Chicken Biscuit.
Basketball is a taxing game. From high jumps to lateral movements, short periods of rest and all-out sprints, the sport is physically demanding.
For everyone who counts Chick-fil-A as a part of their morning routine on the way into work, you’re in good company. In a piece written for The Players’ Tribune, No. 1 NBA draft pick Markelle Fultz revealed that he has his own special pre-game good-luck charm: “A crispy chicken sandwich for breakfast.”