The Wizards-Rockets game got delayed because the rim was crooked

Tuesday December 30th, 2014

Monday night's Wizards-Rockets game in Houston lasted all of 48 seconds before hitting a snag: The rim was crooked.

The game was immediately delayed as people tried to figure out what to do, including asking Dwight Howard to fix it:

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When that didn't work, it was determined that a whole new basket had to be rolled in.

Video via Mike Prada of SB Nation

All in all, it was 45 minutes after tip off when the game's first points were scored. And while it probably wasn't a very enjoyable delay for fans, the Rockets were having fun with it:

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This isn't even the first time a Wizards-Rockets game was delayed for a weird reason. Last season, their game in Washington was delayed because it was raining and the roof had a leak

Better luck next year?

- Molly Geary

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