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Help me remember an old (Basketball? Nike?) Commercial

IrukaIruka Registered User, Moderator Mod Emeritus
Its possible that I made this commercial up. What I remember about it is:

- I'm pretty sure the sport was basketball, because of the proximity of the crowd to the players.
- the lighting was very dark and dramatic, like an oil painting
- the focus of the shots was on the crowd reacting to a loss, in relative slow motion
- the music was either classical, or opera
- extremely basketball as antiquity tragedy vibes throughout

What I feel like happened is I never saw this on TV, but I actually saw it online, with comments being like "man this is amazing, I wish it were uploaded in better quality"

But now, especially since I cant remember the brand, I cant even find the low quality video.

This might be a real shot in the dark, but the forums track record for digging up media is still legendary, so worth a try.

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    BurtletoyBurtletoy Registered User regular
    The Google search for "slow motion basketball commercial" gives me this?

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=NseKug63naM


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    IrukaIruka Registered User, Moderator Mod Emeritus
    Thats unfortunately not it. I dont remember anyone particularly famous being the center of it (at least, not jordan famous) and it was for sure about the tragedy of the situation, rather than a sort of inspiration. I feel like the emphasis was how much emotion the fans feel at a game?

    Maybe it was not nike, but for a broadcaster, now that I think about it. Which would make sense why its hard to google and maybe not online

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    knitdanknitdan In ur base Killin ur guysRegistered User regular
    “I was quick when I came in here, I’m twice as quick now”
    -Indiana Solo, runner of blades
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    IrukaIruka Registered User, Moderator Mod Emeritus
    THATS IT!!! @knitdan thank you

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    ceresceres When the last moon is cast over the last star of morning And the future has past without even a last desperate warningRegistered User, Moderator Mod Emeritus
    I think it must be things like that the Futurama ad for Planet Express was parodying.

    And it seems like all is dying, and would leave the world to mourn
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    HefflingHeffling No Pic EverRegistered User regular
    Futurama was poking fun at an Apple commercial from 1984.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pB5r2aJS98k

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VtvjbmoDx-I

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    BurtletoyBurtletoy Registered User regular
    The futurama joke commercial that first comes to my mind is the cash-4-bones one

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