With your passion for basketball and your mobile gaming skills, you probably thought there would be nothing but net each shot you took while playing the basketball game in Facebook Messenger. But it seems that slam drunks were just not possible for gamers.

According to Facebook's basketball statistics, players really had no skills when it came to scoring in the game.

The company previously launched this hidden game in Messenger on March 17 to celebrate March Madness 2016. In order to play the game, users had to type the basketball emoji and send it to a friend.

And now that March Madness is officially over (congrats to Villanova and UConn), Facebook revealed how many users played the game and just how bad they were.

Messenger's basketball game proved to be extremely addicting, with Facebook stating that 43.7 million players around the world have played 693 sessions. Seems like it really was the perfect way to kill time when commuting or when taking a bathroom break.

Even though this is still a small number of people who played compared to app's 800 million monthly active users, the game reached its 300-million-session mark in just one week. That's a lot of basketballs flying around the virtual space.

But these consisted of a whole lot of air balls.

Facebook said that less than 1 percent of users were able to successfully score more than 30 points in a row, with about 57 percent of gamers not able to get more than 10 points.

Thirty-three percent of people were able to make somewhere between 11 and 20 points, with even less people reaching 30 points - only 9 percent.

If you were able to get between 31 and 40 points, you were party of the 0.82 percent, but only 0.08 percent scored more than 40 points.

Interestingly enough, most players were not U.S.-based March Madness fans. Users in the Philippines played the most sessions; however, the United States had the second most logged sessions. Most gamers played between 9 p.m. and 11 p.m. in their time zones.

Even though practice doesn't seem to make perfect, we still enjoyed failing miserably at the Facebook Messenger basketball game.

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