Lakers crowd gets denied free tacos again with bogus call
Los Angeles Lakers fans were once again denied free tacos after a late call allowed the Chicago Bulls to hit the century mark.
The Lakers earned the 107-100 victory, but while that was great and all for the team, it wasn’t that great for fans who were hungry.
When the Lakers win and hold their opponent under 100 points, that means free tacos for all.
So, when the referee made a call on this particular play, it’s easy to see why fans were extremely nervous:
If Lakers hold an opponent to under 100 points, fans get free @JackBox tacos.
Shaq Harrison's life mission was to send the people home hungry. pic.twitter.com/wQGckHd32A
— Bulls Talk (@NBCSBulls) January 16, 2019
Naturally, Shaq Harrison made two out of his three free throws attempts to prevent tacos for everyone, and the Los Angeles crowd was not too pleased:
Lakers fans were not happy to lose out on tacos pic.twitter.com/L6KNjqeRBz
— Harrison Faigen (@hmfaigen) January 16, 2019
This was a much-needed victory for the Lakers, who simply haven’t been playing their best basketball with LeBron James still sidelined due to injury.
Of course, had LeBron been on the court in this one, it may have sent thousands of fans out of the arena with free tacos on their minds.
However, this win put a halt to the two-game losing streak, and now the Lakers will turn their focus to trying to keep their momentum going as they prepare for a Thursday night showdown against the Oklahoma City Thunder.
After that, they’ll hit the road once again to take on the Houston Rockets on Saturday.