NBA teams run all kinds of fun in-game promotionsā€”free tacos if we score 100 points! Free pizza if we hit 15 threes!ā€”but the best ones are those that allow for meta-contests between the fans and opposing players.

This is what happened on Saturday night during the Clippers-Wolves game, which featured a promotion that would grant the home fans free ice cream if a Clippers player missed two consecutive free throws in the fourth quarter. As you might imagine, the crowd got very excited when career 42-percent free throw shooter DeAndre Jordan came to the line near the end of the game and missed his first freebie.

You can read Jordanā€™s lips after he hit the second shot, and itā€™s pretty clear that he is shouting, ā€œNo fucking ice cream, goddammit!ā€ at the home crowd. He even ended his postgame interview with some additional gloating:


In my opinion, all sports contests should afford athletes the ability to deny the opposing crowd a delicious treat. Great players shine when the stakes are highest.