06/07/2015 11:10 pm ET Updated Jun 08, 2015

To Put It Lightly, Not The Greatest Moment Of Mo Speights' Career

Marreese “Mo” Speights has had a pretty good year, at one point even garnering some Sixth Man of the Year buzz. So it was nice that in the middle of Game 2 of the NBA Finals, he finally received some national attention after more than half a decade in the league.

Unfortunately, that attention was the result of what will undoubtedly go down as one of the worst dunk attempts in the history of the NBA finals, followed by an ill-advised attempt to make up for his failure. Like, seriously, look at this shit.

Let’s take a look at that from another angle, shall we?

Even worse, the dunk attempt, which came in the closing seconds of the third quarter, would have pulled his team within one and given the Warriors some much-needed momentum heading into the fourth.

To put it lightly, it was not the best sporting moment of the year.

People reacted, of course.

And then people made Internet art and graphics.

What could possibly explain a professional basketball player, one that is 6 foot, 10 inches, missing a dunk attempt in what was unambiguously the biggest moment of his career? Well, go back in Mo’s timeline, and that will be more than clear ...