It doesn’t matter what level you’re playing at – when this happens, the defeat feels just as crushing.
The team in black are the Rock Creek Mustangs. They were down by one point to the Riley County Falcons with only seconds left in the semi-finals of the Kansas Mid-East 8th Grade Basketball League.
With under a second to go, #2 for the Mustangs tosses a lay-up that looks good… only to land harmlessly on the rim. Thus, the shot is no good and the Mustangs lose the game.
You can see the heartbreak in #2’s body language. He remains motionless on the ground for several seconds, his hands covering his face. Don’t worry, though. We’ve found his expression: