Anyone with internet access can figure out the NBA Draft minutes before the picks are announced on TV. Adrian Wojnarowski used to spoil the ceremony, and now the task has been seemingly taken over by Wojbomb apprentice Shams Charania. But last night, even the people at the draft were spoiling the picks loudly enough to hear it on TV.
Right before NBA deputy commissioner Mark Tatum announced the 51st and 52nd picks, some idiot/genius who had checked his phone beforehand yelled the names out during the dramatic pause. Even Tatum laughed after the Pelicans’ selection of Edmond Sumner was spoiled:
He bellowed the 54th pick, too:
Truly devious—and impressive.