NBA Responds to Drunk Draft Declarer
As further proof that the NBA just seems to get social media more than any other major professional sports league, it went out of its way to respond to a Redditor who had drunkenly declared for the 2013 draft three weeks before.
Below is the e-mail that the Redditor directed to commissioner David Stern and NBA legal department employee Erika Ruiz “after a few drinks” on April 19.
The NBA could have easily just deleted this e-mail. Instead, after completely forgetting about his booze-fueled foray into the draft waters, said Redditor was pleasantly surprised to see the following in his mailbox on Thursday.
The NBA: Where Amazing (in the form of a genuine reply to a drunken e-mail) Happens.