Originally posted on BlackSportsOnline  |  Last updated 2/28/13
It has to be a challenging task to work as a play-by-play announcer for the Washington Wizards. The Wizards are currently 18-38 this season. I imagine the last time a Wizard announcer was able to show pure excite for their team opposed to the visiting team was when Michael Jordan played for them. During Wednesday night’s game against the Detroit Pistons, Steve Buckhantz gave insight on how challenging it could be to commentate for the Wizards. With 12 seconds left on the clock the Wizards where down by one point. The ball was passed around until it stopping at Trevor Ariza. Ariza shoots the ball and it rattles in. He wins the game for the Wizards! The fans in the stands go crazy. All of the players jump off the Wizard’s bench and embrace Ariza, while confetti starts to fall from the sky. Then we all woke up. That would have been the outcome of the game, but we are talking about the Wizards here. Buckhantz was ready for the celebration of his life, after yelling “daaaaaaaaaagggger!” ...
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