Wizards’ Play-By-Play Caller Is An Excitable Fellow

Steve Buckhantz is an excitable guy. The Washington Wizards play-by-play man made another thrilling call that’s sure to be shown on SportsCenter highlights for hours to come.

During Monday night’s Wizard-Hornets game, Hilton Armstrong had just tied the game for New Orleans with 7.3 seconds remaining. With no time outs left, DeShawn Stevenson raced down the length of the court and tossed up the game-winning 3:

Or as Buckhantz bellowed - “DAGGER!!!

But it’s not the first time Steve had such a screaming fit at the final buzzer.

Back in March, the Raptors rattled in an improbable game-tying 3, causing Buckhantz to explode with, “NOOOOO! NOT POSSIBLE! NOT POSSIBLE!“:

And last January 29th, it was deja vu all over again for Steve, when Toronto repeated the trick:


Boy, those DC b-ball guys sure can get riled up. Right, Rich Chvotkin?


On a side note, it wasn’t a completely horrid night for the Hornets. Jannero Pango did manage to hit a half-court shot at the end the 3rd quarter: