Sometimes the truth hurts.
That's certainly the case when it comes to sports in Detroit.
The Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Detroit Pistons in the first round of the NBA playoffs on Monday night's Sweep series, sending Detroit to an NBA record 14-straight playoff loss in a row.
It also ended the Motor City's hopes of breaking an even more dubious series.
The city has now won no playoff game in 1,101 days.
The Final Victory
When the Detroit Red Wings defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning in their NHL playoff series in the first round on April 1
Detroit sports fans are among the most loyal in the country. They love their teams.
That's why Michigan fans are aware of the sad situation of the Tigers, Red Wings, Lions and Pistons.
When ESPN posted a tweet pointing to the futility of the Pistons loss, it felt like someone was rubbing salt in a very open wound.
"It's hard to be a fan of Detroit," it says.
Hard time to be a fan of Detroit 😬
• Pistons: Lost 14 straight playoff games
• Lions: Last won playoff game in 1991 (second longest active drought)
• Red Wings: Missed playoffs take 3 years after reaching the last 25 years
• Tiger: last won playoff series 2013 pic.twitter.com/W8mz2yLSnd
– ESPN (@espn) April 23, 2019
The teams and the fans were not happy.  To be fair, MLive noticed the same thing. But in a slightly nicer way.
"Detroit will be resurrected, but in the meantime," reads the post.
As I said, the truth hurts.
Maybe The Tigers Will Creep Into Playoffs in October? They defeated defending champion Boston Red Sox on Tuesday afternoon.