Man gets stuck in basketball hoop, has to be freed by firefighters (Video)
It’s been a while since we’ve used the Darwin Nominees category here at LBS, but this story definitely was reason for us to break it out again.
Some shirtless dunderhead in Seattle climbed onto a basketball hoop at Cal Anderson Park and somehow got stuck. He was carrying a hammer and kept waving it at people and police officers, making the whole spectacle even more bizarre.
The fire department had to be called to come help, and they set up a ladder to help bring the guy down. The guy looked like an angry animal at the zoo the way he was resisting all assistance offers. I’m sure him being half-naked with his bare bum hanging out didn’t make the thought of helping any more enticing.
Below is the full video via WTSP: