Barring birth of a child or a White House visit, this is my favorite event every year (and no it’s not red carpet premieres or globetrotting around the world scouting locations). It’s fantasy basketball draft– by far.
Yes, that's a microphone for each team to announce their draft selection.
This year was no different. While I’d love to continue sharing with you what this world is all about via this blog , I think it is better if it’s done by someone who is the best in the business– Bill Simmons.
Please read his blog here and then come back for the visual tour, courtesy of Offender Jerome.
As you can see, good nourishment is of the upmost importance when it comes to the draft. This year it was 5 1/2 hours.
and of course always stay hydrated.
We project the draft board for all managers to see...
and with each new selection strategies shift.
Brian Tyler of course supplies the score for each team's selection. Mine is 'Eye of the Tiger.'
My co-commissioner announcing the new free agent exception rule to the managers before selection.
My brother Jimmy (of team JAM) going old school with his research.
The return of Greg Louie and team Korean Zombies (he also was on Skype with Evan from New York and Team Anson and David on the road).
'Da Flying Chinaman' and 'Darth Beacon'
Sal 'the machine' Gatdula
Rookies Rick Fox and Jason contemplating their pick.
Greg D'Auria's secret list
Greg D'Auria checking more stat info on a player.
Lou aka Lou da youngster in awe.
Me trying to make a trade with D'Auria.
Rick Fox trying to hustle me.
Rick Fox trying to hustle D'Auria.
Rick Fox trying to hustle Jimmy Tsai.
CONAN THE LIBRARIAN!
Study hard Lou da youngster!
Let the games begin!!!!