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Peripheral Vision: June 26

June 27, 2014
The only mock draft you’ll need

It’s D-Day in the NBA tomorrow. ESPN writer, Grantland contributor, and We’ll Always Have Linsanity co-author Jared Dubin made his mock draft for the 2014 NBA Draft and he was absolutely right on the money. Even the most sharp-eyed scouts and RC Buford couldn’t have nailed this one.

Work it, boys

Ladies and gentlemen, the new uniforms of Gilas Pilipinas (we assume they’ll add the jersey numbers once the lineup is completed).

Photo from SLAM PH
Photo from SLAM PH

Photo from SLAM PH

French kiss

What do you do when you just won an NBA championship? Crash bachelorette parties of course! Duh! That’s exactly what Boris Diaw did while vacationing in Texas.

Upon learning through Diaw’s Twitter that he was at Lake Travis, a group of girls having a bachelorette bash there repeatedly shouted his name. The Spurs forward, relaxing on his boat, actually heard them and swam over to celebrate before planting a kiss on the bachelorette. As they say in France, “mwah!”

Photo from Reddit
Photo from Reddit

“Would you love me if was down and out?”

In our version of TBT, here’s TNT import Paul Harris wholeheartedly rapping 50 Cent’s “21 Questions” with friends in what looks like his dorm room during his Syracuse stint. Today, the only question that should be on his mind is: How can we beat San Mig Coffee in our do-or-die clash tomorrow?

Cop or drop?

While everyone’s busy overanalyzing LeBron’s opt out and the loaded NBA Draft, KD is busy selling shoes. He launched his latest signature kicks, KD7 in Washington, DC today. You want a commercial? We’ll give you a commercial.