The ball hit the back of the rim hard and soared into the air. It was only above the rim for a second or so, but it felt longer.
In the wake of a loss that was a downer for any in Red Nation, Carlos Delfino and Terrence Jones supplied at least some positives.
Terrence Jones continued his end-of-season surge with five blocks on Sunday night.
That number represented a season high by any Rocket this season.
Terrence Jones more than held his own as the Rockets went against a tough Grizzlies' tough frontline that includes Zach Randolph.