Sometimes, it's just not your day. Saturday was not the New Orleans Pelicans' day.
The Pelicans faced off with the Clippers on Saturday evening in the third day of the NBA's seeding games. Things didn't go according to plan for the Pellies.
Because, after taking the Jazz down to the wire on Thursday, New Orleans was probably feeling pretty good about where it stood in the race for the Western Conference's eighth seed. You know, build off a close loss and try to play competitive basketball and all that?
Well, maybe not.
Fast forward to Saturday afternoon, the Pelicans found themselves down by 32 points at halftime, and... let's just say JJ Redick wasn't exactly enjoying himself.
ESPN cameras caught an instant-classic shot of the former Sixers sharpshooter:
Sorry, JJ. This is what happens when you leave Philadelphia.
And if it wasn't bad enough that Redick was dealing with this existential dread and sadness, the internet also decided to take the moment and run with it:
I feel like this all the time pic.twitter.com/src7ziUxMo— Kerith Burke (@KerithBurke) August 1, 2020
JJ Redick when he checks Twitter after the game pic.twitter.com/7vscrw0Zgn— Hector Diaz (@iamHectorDiaz) August 1, 2020
Life is pain pic.twitter.com/DjUQrAqCJs— CJ Fogler #BlackLivesMatter (@cjzero) August 1, 2020
JJ Redick thinking about the fact that he chased a big pay check instead of sticking on the sixers and making the playoffs. pic.twitter.com/U8yyIJ5eU5— kevin hulbert (@realkevhulbert) August 1, 2020
JJ Redick and the Pelicans are all of us in 2020 pic.twitter.com/AR0cIuZwox— Ryan Boger (@rboger12) August 1, 2020
When they showed Redick on the screen, I had no idea why they were bashing the Pelicans on TV... But he looked like the moment when ya "gonna go stay with ya dad" for the weekend. pic.twitter.com/Cxq7nndlQx— IchirakuLivesMatter(sd) (@sKrDavis503) August 1, 2020
jj redick is watching me pic.twitter.com/5ZVxKGHGp4— ryan (@dlotomke) August 1, 2020
They zoomed in so close to JJ Redick you could see his soul pic.twitter.com/owzKj0zFYJ— Peter Hepner (@PHep32) August 1, 2020
Folks, basketball - hilarious memes included - is back.
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