In alternate universe, Pistons lost to Wizards last night


Before we laugh at someone else’s expense, watch this video:

Based on that clip, and that clip alone, did Trevor Ariza make the shot?

Yeah, I don’t know either, and I wouldn’t fault anyone for taking either conclusion, though I’d lean toward yes.

Anyway, now that we realize any of us could have made the same mistake, let’s laugh at someone else’s expense.

We know, of course, Ariza missed, and the Pistons won last night. Unfortunately for the Wizards’ play-by-play man, he didn’t know. Via Matt Moore of

For what it’s worth, the Pistons beat writers all told Lawrence Frank after the game they thought the shot had done in. Frank said he knew it hadn’t, and from my view (opposite end of the floor), it was clearly short.