Athletes become sports stars when they dominate their sport. They win points. They win games. And they win titles. Does showmanship and personality play a factor in their popularity? It does. But no true sports star lacks gobs of talent.
These stars—like all of us—have bad days. They miss shots. They throw interceptions. They get dunked on. But that's understandable; it's even expected when the rival is a peer. Egos remain intact. It's all good at the end of the day.
Every now and again though, a scrub, a boochie, a third-stringer, a D-lister arises from the abysmal depths of the bench and gives a sports star a potent and inexpugnable humbling.
Click on to see the humiliation.