Gulmi's opinion? It's definitely possible. She explained, "When I was watching it, I was thinking to myself the whole time, like when she goes to the pitcher's mound to say do the high ones, I'm like, 'Does she do this because she knows that she's gonna hit it, and then they're gonna win the game? Was she trying to let her win?'"
Mutz also made an interesting observation that totally changed how he saw the ending. And his conclusion? Dottie intentionally dropped the ball to give her sister the spotlight.
He said, "At the very beginning of the movie...Old Dottie pulls her grandson who's playing basketball aside, and she says, quote, 'Now remember, no matter what your brother does, he's littler than you are. So, give him a chance to shoot.' And I was like, 'Oh, so she did this. She dropped that ball on purpose.' Right? Like, she's setting this up. Like, give him a chance to shoot. She's giving Kit a chance to shine at the end."
Gulmi agreed, adding, "When the little girls are asking for Kit's signature and everything, you see Geena Davis, as Dottie, just like smiling and she's like, 'Oh, I did that.' So, I'm sure I'm sure she did it."