Bill Simmons’ Hilarious Reaction to Anthony Bennett Going No. 1 (Video)


Jun 27, 2013; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Anthony Bennett (UNLV) reacts after being selected as the number one overall pick to the Cleveland Cavaliers during the 2013 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

The Cleveland Cavaliers were linked to the likes of Kentucky’s Nerlens Noel, Alex Len of Maryland and Indiana star guard Victor Oladipo, but when the pick was read everyone was left in shock. The Cavaliers decided to roll with former UNLV standout Anthony Bennett, in a move that left everyone scratching their heads.

One of the most hilarious reactions to the Bennett pick was from Bill Simmons, who was in the ESPN broadcasting booth.

Never one to shy away from telling what he really feels, Simmons let out a yell and a dumbfounded look when the selection was announced. It was an instant classic reaction from Simmons and one that took the Internet by immediate storm.

If you missed Simmons’ reaction, you can check it out right here:

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