The Hawks have a fun promotion involving a fan trying to keep streetball legend Hot Sauce from scoring within 24 seconds. If you do, you win a set of tires.
The results are often entertaining; here’s what happened when a fan decided to talk a bit of trash ahead of the contest, for example.
— Atlanta Hawks (@ATLHawks) January 30, 2018
Enter perhaps the world’s worst defender: reporter Darren Rovell.
The meeting before the showdown: Rovell vs @theRealHOTSAUCE. Coming up — 4th quarter at @chicagobulls at @ATLHawks game. pic.twitter.com/y4GPayBZhX
— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) March 11, 2018
Rovell would have probably had a better chance at beating the Freeze than he did stopping Hot Sauce, all things considered. And that’s exactly how it played out:
.@theRealHOTSAUCE got @darrenrovell pretty good ??? pic.twitter.com/EewgmJ2euR
— Atlanta Hawks (@ATLHawks) March 11, 2018
Honest question: has Darren Rovell ever seen a game of basketball before?