June 25, 2009
NBA Draft '09 rookie Hasheem Thabeet demonstrates a mock trading card pose during Panini America's partnership announcement with the NBA during a press conference at the NBA Store in New York City. Tyler Hansbrough looks petrified. Best caption wins Thabeet's weekend-in-the-Hamptons sweater. Good luck, rooks.
After the jump, Blake Griffin signs an autograph or two.
Blake Griffin writes down his "Plan to Avoid Getting Picked By the Clippers":
Step 1: Lose to Jared Fogle at HORSE. Check.
Step 2: Hit on two 15 year-old girls. Check.
Step 3: [if necessary] Saw off own foot.
"Best wishes (brought to you by Subway), Blake Griffin"
"When you feel like giving up, remember why you held on for so long! KIT, stay cool, have a great summer!"