Most painful loss you've experienced as a fan?

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Re: Most painful loss you've experienced as a fan? 

Post#121 » by romeiroceltic » Mon Jul 17, 2017 12:06 am

As a Celtic fan, it hurts me a lot :

- Game 7 of the 2010 NBA Finals against the Lakers.
- Game 5 of the 2011 NBA Playoffs against the Heat.
- Game 7 of the 2012 NBA ECF against the Heat.
- Game 1 of the 2017 NBA Opening Round against the Bulls, not for the Celtics loss but for Isaiah's loss, that game hurt me deeply in my heart and I prayed the whole week for him and his family.
- Game 7 of the 2009 NBA Playoffs against the Magic.
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Re: Most painful loss you've experienced as a fan? 

Post#122 » by AshyLarrysDiaper » Mon Jul 17, 2017 12:07 am

The Bulls' game 6 loss to the Magic in the 95 conference semis.

I literally didn't think it was possible for MJ to lose a playoff series. It shook me.

But the following year I found out that wasn't actually MJ in that series, so it was all good. 8-)
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Re: Most painful loss you've experienced as a fan? 

Post#123 » by socal74 » Mon Jul 17, 2017 12:07 am

DK-All Day wrote:Game 7 of the 2010 NBA Finals. What a robbery. It's up there with 2002 Lakers-Kings Game 6 of the WCF.


Game 2 of the 2008 Finals where Leon Powe shot more FT's than the whole Lakers team. Thats a **** robbery
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Re: Most painful loss you've experienced as a fan? 

Post#124 » by romeiroceltic » Mon Jul 17, 2017 12:09 am

First Step wrote:
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First Step wrote:Raptors haven't played in too many big games in their existence to really have a game that stands out... Maybe Game 7 against the Sixers, where Vince missed the game winner.


Or maybe Kobe's 81 point game. I'm sure a lot of raptors fan hated that game

Honestly, I enjoyed that performance. Raptors were a lottery team... Probably felt a lot worse to have Devin Booker score 70 on you.


I didn't even watch that game, so it doesn't count to me :D
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Re: Most painful loss you've experienced as a fan? 

Post#125 » by NYKat » Mon Jul 17, 2017 12:27 am

1995 Eastern Conf. Semis Pacers-Knicks

No pain tops having your franchise player miss a buzzer beating lay up in an elimination game... Your worst nightmare...

Still scarred 20+ years later...The life of a Knicks fan...
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Post#126 » by azcatz11 » Mon Jul 17, 2017 12:52 am

I will speak for all University of Arizona fans - Illinois in 2005.
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Re: Most painful loss you've experienced as a fan? 

Post#127 » by benson13 » Mon Jul 17, 2017 1:27 am

2004, the .4 shot
2006 game 7
2013 game 6

The first two sting the most because they were at home against teams I felt the Spurs were better than.
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Re: Most painful loss you've experienced as a fan? 

Post#128 » by Uncle Mxy » Mon Jul 17, 2017 1:46 am

Catalysm wrote:Game 6 and 7 of 88 Finals.

Games 5 and 7 of the 05 Finals.

I still have nightmares.

**** bad calls.

Game 6 of the 1988 Finals is the worst -- the Pistons were an infamous "phsantom foul" away from a championship. Kareem travelled and Laimbeer got called by a foul... total B.S.
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Re: Most painful loss you've experienced as a fan? 

Post#129 » by sixers4real » Mon Jul 17, 2017 1:48 am

2003 ECSF Sixers Pistons. Game 5.
Derrick Coleman goaltending at the last seconds that lost us a game and series. I really thought if it would not happen, Sixers would've been in NBA Finals again.
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Re: Most painful loss you've experienced as a fan? 

Post#130 » by Pablo Escobar » Mon Jul 17, 2017 2:10 am

Kobe tearing his Achilles. I knew that it would be the end of his career, and he was playing really good basketball at the time. Sadly all of those minutes that season caught up to him.. :(
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Re: Most painful loss you've experienced as a fan? 

Post#131 » by Profound23 » Mon Jul 17, 2017 2:20 am

NYKat wrote:1995 Eastern Conf. Semis Pacers-Knicks

No pain tops having your franchise player miss a buzzer beating lay up in an elimination game... Your worst nightmare...

Still scarred 20+ years later...The life of a Knicks fan...


Worse than Reggie scoring 8 pts in 9 seconds?
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Re: Most painful loss you've experienced as a fan? 

Post#132 » by jlokine » Mon Jul 17, 2017 2:40 am

First Step wrote:
romeiroceltic wrote:
First Step wrote:Raptors haven't played in too many big games in their existence to really have a game that stands out... Maybe Game 7 against the Sixers, where Vince missed the game winner.


Or maybe Kobe's 81 point game. I'm sure a lot of raptors fan hated that game

Honestly, I enjoyed that performance. Raptors were a lottery team... Probably felt a lot worse to have Devin Booker score 70 on you.



it's painful because it's in kobe's career highlight package for eternity and as a raptors fan, have to see that every time kobe's name is brought up is pretty painful
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Re: Most painful loss you've experienced as a fan? 

Post#133 » by nbafan38 » Mon Jul 17, 2017 2:41 am

2002 Game 6 against Spurs
2013 game 4 against Bulls
2014 game 5 against Heat

Also not my team but still painful losses

Thunder losing game 6 2016 vs Warriors, that was brutal and probably to this day contributes to my anger at Durant

Spurs losing to Heat game 6 2013 Finals- Brutal, I really wanted to see that heat team lose badly and that was probably the worst finals chokejob I've ever seen.
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Re: Most painful loss you've experienced as a fan? 

Post#134 » by NYKat » Mon Jul 17, 2017 2:45 am

Profound23 wrote:
NYKat wrote:1995 Eastern Conf. Semis Pacers-Knicks

No pain tops having your franchise player miss a buzzer beating lay up in an elimination game... Your worst nightmare...

Still scarred 20+ years later...The life of a Knicks fan...


Worse than Reggie scoring 8 pts in 9 seconds?


Way worse... Reggie did that in Game 2, This was a game seven
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Re: Most painful loss you've experienced as a fan? 

Post#135 » by stilldropin20 » Mon Jul 17, 2017 2:56 am

game 5 loss to hue hollins.
like i said, its a full rebuild.
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Re: Most painful loss you've experienced as a fan? 

Post#136 » by jaymo123 » Mon Jul 17, 2017 5:01 am

Man, I forgot some of the moments you all have mentioned. However, ALL YOU GUYS STILL HAVE A DAMN TEAM!

Someday, I hope, they'll come back. GO SONICS!!!
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Re: Most painful loss you've experienced as a fan? 

Post#137 » by JGOJustin » Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:20 am

JGOJustin wrote:This will be great.

Game 6 Hou at LAC
- I was working for the Clippers, so I was there and have access to everywhere in the arena. We all clocked out towards the end of the 3rd quarter. As we departed, everyone told each other "See y'all game 3 against GSW" and everyone was so happy that we were going to go to the WCF that instead of leaving, we stayed to celebrate even though it was a blowout. We were up 20 at the time. We go down to the tunnel to watch the 4th quarter and that was the most heartbreaking moment in my life in regards to sports. There's more to the story but overall just sad. We were never the same after Game 6. The CP3 era ended that 4th quarter. Need it's own 30for30.

Ending of game 5 against OKC 2014
- Should of been up 3-2 against OKC with 2 chances to win one more game and instead complete chaos happens and CP does the most uncharacteristic nutjob I've ever seen. Never seen anything like it. Heartbreaking.

-Memphis, 2013 playoffs
Blake Griffin essentially breaking his ankle in PRACTICE in the middle of the first round. Didn't win another game.

-CP and Blake game 4 in portland
That one night in portland. Season ending injuries to both your franchise players in the middle of a damn playoff series. I was numb to the pain by this point though.

CP hamstring vs SAS game 7
- We won this game, but my god...your star PG pulling his hamstring in the middle of a GAME 7. Went on to affect them the next series...

Sam Cassell's 8 second violation against Phx in 2006

Raja Bell 3 pointer over daniel ewing in 06
- Mike Dunleavy subbing in Daniel Ewing will never be forgotten by me. This moment hurt. We were so close.


My bad my dudes, Gotta add on to this. I'm a masochist lol
- Shaun Livingston almost amputating his own knee on live television is a good one.
- Not a playoff game, but the sacramento game from this season had me really bummed. Incredible
- Essentially giving away Kyrie Irving :lol:
- Losing the best player in franchise history while he was in his prime this past summer was a bummer
- Missing the playoffs in 02 was HUGE for the franchise. Felt like had LAC made the playoffs that year, it would have been the beginning of something good.
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Re: Most painful loss you've experienced as a fan? 

Post#138 » by JGOJustin » Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:23 am

Oh and I'm not a Laker fan but Game 6 against Phx in 06 broke my heart man. I checked into Heartbreak hotel that night. That tim thomas 3 man...

I'm still not over that and i'm not a Laker fan lol
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Re: Most painful loss you've experienced as a fan? 

Post#139 » by tribulations » Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:49 am

07 round 1 vs Warriors was bad. Still can't even watch tape of the 06 finals against Heat
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Re: Most painful loss you've experienced as a fan? 

Post#140 » by drstarheel » Mon Jul 17, 2017 8:13 pm

NYKat wrote:
Profound23 wrote:
NYKat wrote:1995 Eastern Conf. Semis Pacers-Knicks

No pain tops having your franchise player miss a buzzer beating lay up in an elimination game... Your worst nightmare...

Still scarred 20+ years later...The life of a Knicks fan...


Worse than Reggie scoring 8 pts in 9 seconds?


Way worse... Reggie did that in Game 2, This was a game seven


I'm a Pacers fan so this was pretty great for me. However, we've had our fair share of pain as well.

Lost game 7 of the conference finals 3 times in 5 years (94, 95, and 98)
Larry Johnson 4 point play (1999 conference finals)
Tayshaun Prince block (2004 conference finals)
Reggie's last second 3 point miss to lose game 4 of the finals by 2 points in double OT (2000 nba finals)

Pacers were always beating on the door but never finished the job.

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