Celebrating a basket before it goes in has always been cool and it has been elevated to an art form by the sweet shooting of Stephen Curry and the Warriors this season.
What makes the move look so great is the inherent risk you are taking, as if the shot does not go in, you look like a doofus. In fact the only way you could look worse is if the shot followed some extremely unlikely path off the rim and careened back to hit you square in the jaw as you looked towards the hoop as you finished your celebration.
Unluckily for one youngster, that exact sequence happened. Luckily for you, he caught the whole thing on tape.
Honestly this is more impressive than hitting a three.
– Brendan Maloy