College junior self-declares for 2008 NBA draft.: [via kottke.org] No skills? No agent? No problem.
posted by worldcup2002 to basketball at 01:49 PM - 12 comments
Yawn. This happened last year, some kid at GW in DC who played some pick up basketball declared. It wasn't really that clever then, and it didn't get any fresher this year.
posted by Chargdres at 02:02 PM on May 08
Here is a link to the GW superstar.
posted by Chargdres at 02:05 PM on May 08
I thought the link was very interesting. Too bad Isaiah Thomas was fired, otherwise he could have had a chance at being drafted.
posted by Ying Yang Mafia at 02:09 PM on May 08
Yeah, if you look through the comments on the article about the GW kid, someone makes an Isaiah joke there too.
posted by Chargdres at 02:10 PM on May 08
Having a bad day, Chargdres?
posted by tron7 at 02:13 PM on May 08
Would be fun to see rcade declare, too. (I'm saying this with the full knowledge of rcade's Pope-squatting antics.)
posted by worldcup2002 at 02:20 PM on May 08
An interview with Ball Don't Lie. BDL: What aspect of your game needs the most work? Feinstein: The basketball part.
posted by tron7 at 06:41 PM on May 08
Before this kid wasted all his time, he might have checked the internet to see if this joke has been done before. It has. Several times. Not the first FPP on the topic here either.
posted by Venicemenace at 07:47 AM on May 09
Apparently I've been under a rock, because this is new to me. Hopefully the only reason that it took "weeks" to find an address on nba.com was that he was on a massive drinking binge.
posted by curlyelk at 08:28 AM on May 09
Did anybody hear about the 8th grader that committed to Kentucky?
posted by Clevelander32 at 05:57 PM on May 09
When Andy Cole, the English footballer announced that he was "retiring from international football", even though he was rarely selected and at the time, no chance of getting in the squad, you could buy t-shirts saying "I have retired from international football", just to join in the fun. Maybe SpoFi can produce some memorabilia (shirts, mugs) along these lines - "I have nominated for the Draft", perhaps.
posted by owlhouse at 03:05 AM on May 10
Maybe SpoFi can produce some memorabilia (shirts, mugs) along these lines - "I have nominated for the Draft", perhaps. Or stickers!? I can easily make some to say "Draft Eligible" or "12th round Hopeful".
posted by BoKnows at 09:46 AM on May 10
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