GIF: NBA Reporter Gets Hit In The Head By A Ball During Live TV, Takes It In His Stride

GIF: NBA Reporter Gets Hit In The Head By A Ball During Live TV, Takes It In His Stride

Being court-side to introduce live segments from sporting events can be a dangerous game.

Just ask, Paul Cicala who hilariously faceplanted during his Wildcats vs. Buffaloes preview.

And it seems that nobody is safe from a bit of public humiliation, after reporter J.Michael was hilariously hit by a basketball during his piece to camera before the Washington Wizards took on the Indiana Pacers.

By Stuart Hynd – @supers0nic_

It all went down when the reporter was asked how the Wizards would cope with Pacers small forward Paul George, and before he could ready himself to respond, he took a hard hit to the back of the head:

J.Michael’s reaction to getting hit made it all the more comical, as the Wizards insider refused to stumble his lines or show any weakness to camera.

After the segment, J.Michael’s took to Twitter:



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