At about 10 p.m. MT on Wednesday, many Utah Jazz fans on Twitter were feeling good about how the night was going for their team.
The wishes of fans who wanted the Jazz to face the Portland Trail Blazers instead of the Houston Rockets in the first round of the playoffs were on the verge of coming true, as it would take just a Blazers or Denver Nuggets loss to make it happen, and both were trailing big in their respective games.
But then everything came crashing down. Portland rallied from a 25-point halftime deficit to beat the Sacramento Kings, and Denver scored the last 15 points of its game to best the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Just how unlikely was that perfect storm?
As it happened, though, Utah will face Houston in the first round, which left fans with a variety of emotions.
Making matters worse for some, the series schedule was announced after all of Wednesday's games were completed, and there will be an entertainment conflict during Game 1.
While the overall feeling was one of frustration, a few people had more positive thoughts about it.
One person even managed to get a jab in at former Jazzman Gordon Hayward, because of course.
And one Utah player took to Twitter to express excitement over the playoffs starting.