Longtime Bulls fan Joe Chomisecki admitted he couldn’t actually name either of the team’s selections from June’s NBA draft, despite his claims to the contrary.
“Oh yeah, they had a great draft,” he said, when asked to assess the team’s talent heading into the season.
“I love those two kids. There’s that Joe Johnson kid who used to play for the Hawks,” he said, referring to 16th overall pick James Johnson. “And then there’s that Taj Mahal kid [27th pick Taj Gibson], he’s Asian, right?”
From the October 2009 issue by Matthew Wood, intrepid reporter