Skip to main content

Robot Dribbles and Shoots a Basketball In Video And People Are Calling It Creepy

The discussion involves some hilarious mocking of the robot's dribbling skills.

The Arena Media Brands, LLC and respective content providers to this website may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website.

A robot rolls out onto a basketball court, picks up a ball and dribbles a bit, and then shoots. The effort gets some reaction on the Internet, with some calling it creepy and others, shall we say, not exactly impressed with its ball-handling artistry. That said, we understand the engineering involved is remarkable.

Judge for yourself and see if it makes the shot in this video posted by TikTok user @snoopywidyou.

WATCH VIDEO HERE

"Anyone else think this is kinda creepy?" asks the video poster.

"He's traveling," writes @litowep.

"I do think this is creepy!" says @lindagarrett697.

User @xxlatin wonders, "Why they chose that color scheme?"

"I think Gilligan and the Skipper can take them," writes @xfitforever.

"Yeah, that's really scary," observes @sourkid1029.

Reader @dannyphantom983 takes a contrary opinion: "Not creepy," he says. "That’s what y’all watch on TV with editing."

In December 2021, this robot appeared at the Tokyo Olympics and some comments then on social media had a little fun with the robot's dribbling skills. "Who had the audacity to show this off?" wrote Twitter user @baldthor69. "Get back in the lab."

Recommended for you