Is This the Best Worst Basketball Lowlight of All Time? [VIDEO]

Sam Laird

Missing a wide open layup in basketball is pretty bad. Shooting at the wrong hoop is really bad. Missing a wide open layup on the wrong hoop not once, not twice, but three times is preposterously inept. But that's exactly what happens in the video above.

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On the fourth try, the backwards guy's teammate finally swoops in to swat his next attempt and save the day. For those of us not on this dude's team, the sequence delivers a hilarious all-time basketball lowlight.

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According to the Guardian, this all went down in Belgium. The rest of the world may be catching up with the U.S. in hoops proficiency, but if this video is any indication, some countries still have plenty of ground to make up.

For more lulz, check out a collection of our favorite sports fails in the gallery below.

Thumbnail image courtesy of Flickr, Makena G

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1. Golf Cart Fail

This runaway vehicle wreaked minor on-field havoc following a high school football championship in Texas last December. But a heroic bystander hopped aboard and put on the brakes.

No casualties occurred, and the clip immediately became Internet legend.

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