The Wizards Run-Off, Game-Winning Celebration That Didn’t Count (At least some kid left the gym happy)
The best 0-10 team in NBA history? Pretty much.
Kevin Seraphin hit what was thought to be a game-winner with over seven seconds left in overtime. Kyle Korver hit the go-ahead 3-pointer (thanks to Trevor Ariza) with over one second left. Earlier, Atlanta’s Al Horford missed four straight free throws, and the Hawks got the ball afterward — both times. And of course, we have the young Wizards running off the court, thinking/hoping/wishing that they got their first win, thanks to a last-second Martell Webster tip attempt after a Seraphin miss. But their celebration was moot. The shot came finger tips after the buzzer.
Wow. I can’t even bring myself to type Flip Saunders’ infamous quote at this point. But we will, in honor of the saddest of the sad, show a GIF of the celebration that didn’t count. One day, Wizards, one day.
But hey, at least some kid left the gym happy.
(Note: ended up being Al Horford’s little brother
… so there’s that.)
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- D.C. Council Game 57: Wizards 115 vs Magic 106: Splash of Class Helps Magic Sugar Pill Go Down
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- The Wizards Said WHAT? Martell Webster Videobombs, #DadLife, and #NeneJams FTW
- D.C. Council Game 54: Wizards 114 at Hawks 97: Everything’s Peachy in the ATL
- D.C. Council Opening Statements: Wizards vs Hawks, Game 54