Despite “highly active” talks surrounding the seventh selection, they haven’t found a suitable trade as of yet, so they drafted G-League star Jonathan Kuminga. With the 14th selection, the Dubs chose Moses Moody out of Arkansas.
That’s M-O-S-E-S M-O-O-D-Y. Seems simple enough, right?
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Well, one ESPN NBA commentator had quite the adventure trying to pronounce one of the newest members of the Warriors.
That was painful and embarrassing, but all-around hilarious to witness.
Twitter, of Course, Had a Field Day With Perk’s Struggles
In the modern age of social media, Perkins was, of course, immediately roasted on Twitter.
Thankfully, the former NBA champion later got a shot at clearing up his error and redeemed himself – sort of.
The Arkansas Razorbacks did indeed reach out to Perk on Twitter to let him know of his mistake, which he admitted to.
Razorbacks Call out Perk, Big Man Owns up to Mistake
Here’s what the Razorbacks’ men’s basketball Twitter account had to say.
Perkins quickly saw the mention and owned up.
The selection of Moody and Kuminga has drawn a mixed bag of reactions thus far in Dub Nation. Some feel that the organization should have done everything possible to make a trade for another starter, while others like the potential of the duo and felt they were good value choices.
What wasn’t a mixed bag was the reaction to Perkins’ blunder on Thursday night. The consensus was that it was the most hilarious moment of the first round of the draft.