“My heart fell out of my chest,” Reynolds said. “I just couldn’t believe it, I thought it was destiny. I thought Zion Williamson was going to be a Chicago Bull.”
“I consider myself a very knowledgeable NBA fan,” Dave Richards of Boston said. “I think the only college guy I’ve heard of is the one from Kentucky, Noodles Nerdles, or something like that.”
Cavaliers’ first-round draft pick Kyrie Irving took his basketball inexperience up a notch today when he shook hands with NBA Commissioner David Stern and confused him with famed composer Marvin Hamlish, saying, “It’s an honor to meet you, Mr. Hamlisch. You play the piano like Grant Hill.”
In a shocking development leading up to yesterday's NBA lottery, Bulls VP of Basketball Operations John Paxson apparently tried to tamper with the draft order to get the top pick.