Only figuratively, of course. Apparently, someone took the company memo a bit too literally after Game 5.
The folks from Comcast SportsNet Houston were discussing Jeremy Lin's status for the rest of the series following the Rockets' 107-100 win over the Thunder on May 1 when a toddler in a striped tank top wandered into the frame over Calvin Murphy's right shoulder.
Which is all well and good. Sure, the kid's on the court at Chesapeake Energy Arena, but it's not as though his life is in any danger. The players have long since left for the locker room, the arena crew is milling about and OH JEEZ THAT KID JUST TOOK OFF HIS PANTS...AND WADDLED CLEAR INTO THE PICTURE WITH HIS KNICKERS AROUND HIS ANKLES!
Perhaps the confused tyke had himself an Al Roker moment and simply felt the need to let everything breathe. Perhaps the kid knew full well that he was on TV and wanted to do something drastic to catch the attention of those watching at home.
Or, perhaps the little guy was so upset about OKC failing to close out Houston at home that he felt his dissatisfaction would be best expressed by dropping his trousers.
Whatever the case may be, it was about as adorable a pants-less moment as you'll yet find on TV—one that Calvin Murphy appears to catch at the tail end of the above clip.
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