Last-second basketball loss is perfect metaphor for finding out you need to work this weekend.

Last-second basketball loss is perfect metaphor for finding out you need to work this weekend.
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Friday afternoon, two seconds left on the clock and OOOOOHHHHHHHHHHH.


Forget Office Space and Bill Lumbergh, the new symbol of being told you have to come into the office on Saturday is this miserable kid who's never worked a day in his life. Nevertheless, he already knows the crushing feeling of being seconds away from a victory that seems so obvious and inevitable that contemplating it not happening is almost impossible. For him, it's a simple layup. For us, it's 5 p.m. on a Friday afternoon. Of course, just because something should happen, doesn't mean it will.

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If for some reason you actually care, this video comes from the Kansas Mid-East League 8th Grade Basketball League tournament game to determine who would win 3rd place. That turned out to be Riley County Falcons, thanks to the awkward last-second failure of the Rock Creek Mustangs.

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