RJ Hunter Nails Game Winning 3 For Georgia State, And HIs Dad/Coach Takes A Spill
I guess when you are on the edge of your seat rule number one is to make sure that your seat has a back to it. Can't fault him though. We have all been there. Whether it is spilling your beer after a big play, or falling down into a mob of people celebrating, there are just moments in sports that are too emotional for motor skills. Hell, that's the reason Coach Hunter has a torn ACL in the first place. If a coaches' main objective is to win then his second objective is to make a name for his program. First he tears his ACL celebrating with his son, now he nose dives off a stool. No publicity is bad publicity. Safe to say I won't forget that Georgia State exists ever again.
Who is responsible for this? The guy was basically using a rolling barstool. The NCAA tournament and they got the guy with a torn ACL sitting on the most volatile of rolling furniture. He couldn't even handle celebrating when he was a healthy, able bodied coach, now you throw a one legged man on a rolling death trap. Couldn't get him into the comfort of a desk chair, or on of those sweet ass old people scooters? He didn't even make that big of a commotion. Put most of his weight on one ass cheek and off he went. If he wasn't riding a huge wave of happiness the seating consultant would be fired faster than the first cut on 'The Apprentice'.
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It's a good thing that both these embarrassing incidents happen to coincide with the biggest moments of he and his son's career. Just too damn happy to acknowledge even a hint of awkwardness. Got to respect that. Can't imagine he would be feeling as good had Baylor done something with the 2.6 remaining seconds. Bet you his son RJ won't let him forget about this when he brings it up over beers at every holiday for the next decade. Just a couple of family stories that will never get old*. Father/son bonding at it's finest. Here's to hoping they can pull off another Cinderella story next round, without endangering the health of their coach. Third times a charm.
*They will totally get old, but you just have to smile and nod, and pretend like they happened yesterday. After all, that's what family is for. Repeating funny stories and inside jokes so much that you begin to resent that they happened in the first place.
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