The last-second Game 5 finish of the 2016 WNBA Finals demands a deep rewind | Lynx-Sparks

27-Dek, 2020
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The ending of the 2016 WNBA finals raises my heart rate no matter how many times I watch it. Elimination game, no timeouts, tie score, nine seconds left. This is the stuff of driveway fiction, the sort of scenario you create as a kid at your backyard hoop. And like, not to make it all about me, but uh, the fact that back up PG Chelsea Gray has the ball in the final seconds? Um, I was a backup PG! ... this game is like weirdly specific to my personal driveway fiction.
On top of my personal drama, let’s add the context everyone else cares about for this particular moment. If the Minnesota Lynx win, they’ll ascend to dynasty status, matching the legendary Houston Comets with four titles. Sure, they aren’t four in a row like the Comets, but ... I think we can safely say that would still be pretty impressive. And on the other end, the always-coming-up-short LA Sparks are ready to simply stop coming up short and reach their long-predicted potential.
I’d argue even the most imaginative kid on their backyard hoop couldn’t come up with this narrative. Let’s rewind.
Written and produced by: Clara Morris
Directed and edited by: Jiazhen Zhang

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  • If you enjoy our work it’s because of the stories we tell. If you enjoy a good story then you’re going to love this episode. If you want to use the comment section to tell on yourself, that’s up to you.

    Secret BaseSecret Base4 oy oldin
    • can you guys please do a rewind episode for john cappelletti's four touchdown game?

      Noah KNoah K4 oy oldin
    • @Secret Base when's your next NBA video

      Ryan HallRyan Hall4 oy oldin
    • Maybe I like my salad with almonds ain’t nothing wrong with that 😔

      Maximiliano RochaMaximiliano Rocha4 oy oldin
    • 5OT Blue Jackets vs Lighting rewinder?

      Trace DykesTrace Dykes4 oy oldin
    • Lollllll love it! The WNBA hate gets so tiring, all these guys reminding everyone it's not as good as the NBA literally whenever women and basketball are mentioned in the same sentence

      Callum LambkinCallum Lambkin4 oy oldin
  • “Juan game wan”

    Keaton ClarkKeaton Clark4 kun oldin
  • Clara Morris videos are the best

    Elliott HenryElliott Henry24 kun oldin
  • You need to do a video on the '96 Olympics Women's Gymnastics Team Finals!

    David BaruffiDavid Baruffi28 kun oldin
  • I like these WNBA videos because I feel like I know all the endings to the other deep rewinds. No offense ladies 😅

    Rob GRob GOy oldin
  • 3:34 janete aka queen of basketball in brazil, every brazilian knows her, and what she meant to basketball in brazil . My mom grew up loving janete, hortencia and paula, and thank god, i had the pleasure of watching all of these these ispiring women

    Bianca MarcelinoBianca MarcelinoOy oldin
  • I wish the league could be as entertaining as the NBA. This was an impressive ending for sure tho 👏🏼👏🏼

    Bo OBo OOy oldin
  • Nne!!

    Emeka OkolochaEmeka OkolochaOy oldin
  • Imagine if an NBA Finals series ended like this. 3 lead changes in the final minute and then a gw shot with less than 5 secs left.

    DarkChocolate33DarkChocolate33Oy oldin
  • This vid has 81k views, the vid before this has 323k views, video after has over 200k views. If this isn’t proof people don’t care about womens basketball I don’t know what Is

    MicroSmokeSleetMicroSmokeSleetOy oldin
  • Prepare for the lame ass "nobody watches the WNBA" comments

    Justin PettitJustin PettitOy oldin
  • You lost me at WNBA

    Jacques So whatJacques So what2 oy oldin
  • I right? 😂

    Marx14Marx142 oy oldin
  • Do the Memorial Day Miracle by Shawn Elliot...the shot that launched a dynasty...1999 WCF

    O EAOO EAO2 oy oldin
  • 2016 was such a good year even the WNBA was good

    CACTICACTI2 oy oldin

    Yung FanessYung Faness2 oy oldin

    Yung FanessYung Faness2 oy oldin
  • NUMBER 33

    Yung FanessYung Faness2 oy oldin

    Yung FanessYung Faness2 oy oldin
    • Isn't she a lesbian?

      Justin PettitJustin PettitOy oldin

    Yung FanessYung Faness2 oy oldin
  • What a waste of money. Terrible league.

    The Cando RailfanThe Cando Railfan2 oy oldin
  • Quality story, love me some WNBA history 💕

    BeanmeUp ScottyBeanmeUp Scotty2 oy oldin
  • whats your favourite WNBA team?

    Samira RaghebSamira Ragheb2 oy oldin
    • Mercury for me

      Marcus GarrisonMarcus Garrison2 oy oldin
  • thanks this is a great vid!

    Samira RaghebSamira Ragheb2 oy oldin
  • I've started showing this to my friends who don't care about sports, it's immaculate

    NatalieNatalie3 oy oldin
  • sorry but I got bored 30 seconds in

    Chairman MeowChairman Meow3 oy oldin
  • You guys should make a rewind of Luis Suarezs handball stop at the 2010 world cup

    johnblah1234johnblah12343 oy oldin
  • The last 3 videos SB posted with

    chunkz1187chunkz11873 oy oldin
  • I gotta watch WNBA tbh

    CezrDaPleazrCezrDaPleazr3 oy oldin
    • I think you’ll regret that 😂

      Marx14Marx142 oy oldin
    • There are 5 better sports leagues and you wanna watch WNBA 💀

      Strange LakersStrange Lakers3 oy oldin
  • Imma Lakers fan so I always root for the Sparks. Ill never forget this game

    dvon1097dvon10973 oy oldin
    • ❤❤

  • Hahahahahha its funny af this has no views compared to all their other videos... wnba is a joke like clara's narration

    Brap 69HDBrap 69HD3 oy oldin
  • Now if u want a REAL hotty, check out big homey Britney griner. HUGE Adams apple look 4 yourself

    Wesley HallWesley Hall3 oy oldin
  • Maya Moore was ONE masculine dude....wait....thats a WOMAN!!!!!?

    Wesley HallWesley Hall3 oy oldin
  • Do all millennials believe ONLY in their own minds...that they are "the rebellion". Why do they always think they are "different" or "edgy". Other people could be literally laughing out loud making fun of them, and all they'll get out of "dang...i must've REALLY effected change". I remember when women went for beauty. Even the "Tom boys" could be pretty hot. Something happened to change this...

    Wesley HallWesley Hall3 oy oldin
  • Wnba? Cringe

    cory trevorcory trevor3 oy oldin
  • Nobody watched this game so we do not know the outcome

    K OkK Ok3 oy oldin

    Emmanuel E.Emmanuel E.3 oy oldin
  • The greatest sports story ever for your next rewind. Eden Hazard goal for Chelsea that wins the league title for Leicester City at 5000 to 1 odds.

    Noblehammer16Noblehammer163 oy oldin
  • U know what would make a great Rewind ............ Cody Bellinger's Home Run in Game 7 of the NLDS last year

    Garrett AlcarezGarrett Alcarez3 oy oldin
    • Too soon

      Strange LakersStrange Lakers3 oy oldin
  • Dude, great video, but come on, show us the last three seconds

    Oscar MirandaOscar Miranda3 oy oldin
  • I’d love to see more WNBA video or even women’s college ball. Maybe a video on the ‘97 Lady Vols winning the national title after a “down” season or more of these last second heroics?

    TheVeilsCurseTheVeilsCurse3 oy oldin
  • Why does the WNBA seem to have worse refs then my highschool conference

    Cuzz’n H’zzeyCuzz’n H’zzey3 oy oldin
  • I always thought Maya Moore was the best female basketball player ever until Elena Delle Donne

    Socialist BatmanSocialist Batman3 oy oldin
  • Is this 2003 lol

    Ye FGYe FG3 oy oldin
  • Please do a deep rewind of Rapinoe's cross to Wambach's header to tie Brazil in the 2011 Women's World Cup!!!

    Dan ShelnuttDan Shelnutt3 oy oldin
  • Do Roy Halladay’s playoff no hitter

    Will CapuanoWill Capuano3 oy oldin
  • clara wit another BANGER 😍

    the smartest animalthe smartest animal3 oy oldin
  • The WNBA is a joke

    Alejandro VargasAlejandro Vargas3 oy oldin
  • You know your bored when you are watching a video on the wnba in anyway

    thebeatleswin1thebeatleswin13 oy oldin
  • your youtube channel is the only reason i get reminded that the WNBA exists

    yuch1102yuch11023 oy oldin
  • As I've read down here, for me this has been more interesting because I didn't really know the outcome, althought I guessed the Sparks took the win. I saw just before the rewind of Candace's Parker first ever dunk for a woman in the NCAA tournament and it makes the story even better. A beautiful story about a player that achieves a lot for her young age and looks that she could even be the WNBA GOAT, then come quite short to those expectations (she is a legend and I'm not an advanced WNBA fan but I don't think she is considered the best ever for anybody i have read) and finally have a redemption.

    juanantonio suarezjuanantonio suarez4 oy oldin
  • Too bad Taylor Heinicke’s GOAT performance tonight against the Bucs doesn’t quite deserve a deep rewind 😔

    Bicycle RepairmanBicycle Repairman4 oy oldin
  • The LA Sparks have more titles than the LA Clippers

    The AFL YankThe AFL Yank4 oy oldin
  • You should do a rewind on Scott Hatteberg home run to clinch the Oakland A’s 20 game wining streak.

    Nicholas NedwedNicholas Nedwed4 oy oldin
  • Lindsey Whalen with the JK i dont care! Lol

    Gambit ChipsGambit Chips4 oy oldin
  • Why do your nba videos get 4 or 5 times as many videos? Because the WNBA has no highlights. Amazing happens in the nba

    Logan M. SnyderLogan M. Snyder4 oy oldin
  • I suggest the converted 4th and 8 by Rodgers and Cobb to sent them to the postseason

    The Great ChannelThe Great Channel4 oy oldin
  • If you loved the pre Durant warriors with sick jump shot skills and quick ball movement and endless hustle offball to get open you should give the WNBA a chance.

    Joseph MatthewsJoseph Matthews4 oy oldin
  • This woman narrating not as good as the usual dude that narrates.

    fausto412fausto4124 oy oldin
  • If you ever do a Gag episode, please do a deep rewind of Varsity blue’s last game. “ but the coach is not here “ -“you see ....”

    sergio lozasergio loza4 oy oldin
  • Can you guys do DeSean Jackson’s Miracle at the Meadowlands?

    Laurence BrunoLaurence Bruno4 oy oldin
  • I completely forgot about that shot clock no call. All I remember is the rebound and shot. It stung.

    JWickyJrJWickyJr4 oy oldin
  • Who? What? Where? When? Why? Huh? In a span of 12 mins and 26 secs

    Virgil NVirgil N4 oy oldin
  • Virgins in the comments

    Sean DanielsSean Daniels4 oy oldin
  • Hail Flutie needs a rewinder

    C. K.C. K.4 oy oldin
  • Can we get that 2012 Champions League Final Rewinder?

    Supah SeanSupah Sean4 oy oldin
    • @David Herman not Premier League. Champions' League (Chelsea v Bayern Munich)

      Supah SeanSupah Sean4 oy oldin
    • It already exists!

      David HermanDavid Herman4 oy oldin
  • you should do the 1985 world series blown call

    St. Louis Cardinals FanSt. Louis Cardinals Fan4 oy oldin
  • Didn't even knew the WNBA finals are of 5 games

    David ParraDavid Parra4 oy oldin
  • Could you do a deep rewind of the 2019 sfa win over duke?

    Corbin LiangCorbin Liang4 oy oldin
  • The audience requires more Clara!

    Brennan BeyerBrennan Beyer4 oy oldin
  • The lynx are Literally the San Antonio Spurs from 2010 to the 2016

    Shuttle WorthShuttle Worth4 oy oldin
  • This has Forsure been the wackest worst video on this amazing channel

    Tovar23Tovar234 oy oldin
  • More soccer rewinds please!

    Nathan BeaubrunNathan Beaubrun4 oy oldin
  • This rewind deserves a fast forward. Yikes. It’s as if Vince McMahon owns the WNBA the way people try to force it on the public.

    Michael BacchiMichael Bacchi4 oy oldin
  • Could we get a Liverpool AC Milan 2005 Champions league final?

    Hector AbarcaHector Abarca4 oy oldin
  • Please do the 2012 Formula 1 season finale

    Martin BvongoMartin Bvongo4 oy oldin
  • "What's this 1M subscribers at the Secret Base?" ...never even knew I loved basketball...

    Eric MaletteEric Malette4 oy oldin
  • I just wasted 12 minutes

    Francisco RomeroFrancisco Romero4 oy oldin
  • 2016 was such a wild year for basketball, NBA Finals Game 7, the NCAA National Championship and this ending too

    Volt BaeVolt Bae4 oy oldin
  • I feel asleep 1 minute in

    big deezlebig deezle4 oy oldin
  • You added this yet you still didn’t make the fernando torres goal over barca in the UCL semis. 😢

    MJ AlejoMJ Alejo4 oy oldin
  • More people watched this video than the actual 2016 WNBA finals

    Donald ChesserDonald Chesser4 oy oldin
  • Watching this is what watching sports must be like for non-sports fans

    Smarcus MartSmarcus Mart4 oy oldin
  • time to give something to do with the WNBA the best viewership it'll ever get since lets be honest nobodys watching them and they make the NBAs deserved death in the ratings look like they're still a juggernaut in that field

    Jordan RodgersonJordan Rodgerson4 oy oldin
  • He’s on 999k subs

    Bennyboy 06Bennyboy 064 oy oldin
  • Games that you should do rewinds on 2010 Eagles vs giants, miracle in the meadowlands part 2 2003 Eagles vs Packers, Miracle on 4th & 26 1978 national championship game, Alabama vs Penn State, the goal line stand 2018 SEC championship game, Alabama vs Georgia 2020 SEC championship game, Alabama vs Florida 1978 Eagles vs Giants, Miracle in the meadowlands part 1 2015-16 national championship Alabama vs Clemson

    BamaboyzBamaboyz4 oy oldin
  • The commentator's voice is horrible.. whenever I click on a video and hear her voice I click off... Please change people... It can be another woman... I don't care... It's the right amount of nasaly and Northeasterner... It's horrible.

    Deplorus Brown Jr.Deplorus Brown Jr.4 oy oldin
  • You guys should do a “best” series like the best thanksgiving game the best nba finals you get the point

    Jacob HoweJacob Howe4 oy oldin
  • That uncalled shot clock violation still hurts

    Austin FullAustin Full4 oy oldin
  • So you picked this over dirk's game winning lay up in 2011 nba finals?

    gunsmotleyqueengunsmotleyqueen4 oy oldin
  • This is gonna be buried but please, PLEASE do a rewinder on the 2016 japan vs south africa world cup rugby match. The cultural and historical effect the winning score had was insane.

    KyasinKyasin4 oy oldin
  • This Video has more views than the actual game lol.

    Ace LasersAce Lasers4 oy oldin
  • Why is it any woman’s sports videos only get like 1/4-1/2 the views than the men’s sports videos get?

    Kevin O'ConnorKevin O'Connor4 oy oldin
  • 999K Subscribers!

    Sudoku00Sudoku004 oy oldin
  • Love the vid, maybe we can rewind Piazza's HR after 9/11 on the 20th anniversary or something (just an idea)

    Cooper NissenbaumCooper Nissenbaum4 oy oldin
  • 999k subs lol

    ArcanionArcanion4 oy oldin
  • Demanded?

    RileyRiley4 oy oldin
  • keep making more videos about everything in the WNBA

    Greta SaulicGreta Saulic4 oy oldin
  • Kansas vs Memphis 2008 National Championship. Mario's Miracle deserves a Deep Rewind.

    stonecoldkustonecoldku4 oy oldin
  • So how about Tom Brady's picked 2-point conversion in the 2016 AFC title game? Lots of potential for a great one there!

    Scott RohrbeckScott Rohrbeck4 oy oldin