Carlos Correa banked in the Rockets' 'First Shot' for charity because he can do no wrong these days
It's a good time to be Carlos Correa. The Astros phenom is still basking in the glow of the team's World Series victory -- not to mention his storybook on-field proposal during the post-win celebration.
He's on some streak ... and on Thursday that streak brought him to the Toyota Center in Houston. Correa was a special guest of the Rockets before their game with the Warriors, and was tasked with shooting the "First Shot" for charity.
Now, Correa isn't the first Astros player to take up this challenge. Teammate George Springer attempted the same in early November -- though he didn't make the shot (and went into the experience expecting to miss).
Correa, though, nailed his shot thanks to a forgiving ricochet off the backboard:
And then there's also this:
He felt pretty good afterward:
That's just how things are going for Correa these days.