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Forcing Hawks Fans To Try And Guard Hot Sauce Is Very Cruel And Very Funny

It can’t be easy coming up with new in-arena gimmicks to entertain NBA fans during stoppages in play—there is only one Red Panda to go around, after all—so kudos to the Atlanta Hawks for a new recurring segment in which street ball legend and AND1 Mixtape star Philip “Hot Sauce” Champion embarrasses people from the crowd.

It works like this: Random dopes are challenged to guard Hot Sauce one-on-one and prevent him from scoring for 24 seconds. If they succeed, they win new tires or something. The results so far have been wildly entertaining:


But last night’s edition really stood out:

This is more exciting than anything the Hawks have done during an actual game this season.

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