University of North Carolina alum Harrison Barnes returned to his alma mater to showcase the Larry O'Brien trophy at UNC's football matchup against Delaware on Saturday.

Teammate and fellow alum James Michael McAdoo accompanied him, and the two stood at center field, holding the trophy high above their heads.

That was until Barnes almost dropped it:

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Whoops. At least Barnes apologized, tapping his chest to acknowledge his bad and saying it again on Twitter.

The NBA had some fun at his expense, too:

Luckily for Barnes, this is a what-if, and not one of the most embarrassing moments of the year.