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  • Where did you watch your address?

  • I watched my draft in the coffers.

  • Role of a baby.

  • What?

  • Why?

  • Just because One of my best friends, his dad, was like the general manager of a bank in Beaumont.

  • And he had the conference room, and I just called a whole lot of family friends.

  • And I just wanted food and around what happened.

  • Do you know, before they announced it?

  • Dennis, what does your agent?

  • No, you call J.

  • J.

  • Jonah fall, but pretty much all these guys, this that's there at the draft, They know what they're going already?

  • Yeah, it's already confirmed.

  • Not the second round, guys.

  • No, not the signal around.

  • But when you talk, guys first round, you know that that no, they get drugs.

  • It's not like the NFL draft for someone to speak, you know, Is you getting confirmation like they're calling you and telling you Hey, I'm picking you with this.

  • Such a Such like when it was me go with the Boston City with the balsa so high that had happened, was was that Boston had the 16th pick in the 20 of pig, right?

  • So Boston wanted to take They wanted It was very high on markets.

  • Banks.

  • Okay, so they wanted markets banks, But they wanted me also, So they was gonna take me with the 20 apiece.

  • But the problem was, was there?

  • Oh, Seattle had the 14 peak, right?

  • Right.

  • So what they deal was Memphis had the 13 pick and the 27 p so Boston call and switch and told them.

  • Yeah, I'll take my guys.

  • I'm gonna take go, guys, and we're gonna do a truck.

  • That way Seattle couldn't get markets banks before they get to okay?

  • And he confirmed May put we take you with our first round pick at the data.

  • Was nothing else to be said.

  • Wow.

  • So majorities guys didn't already got confirmation.

  • So what?

  • You knew that you were getting picked and traded?

  • You knew that both were Eimiller boat will use.

  • I knew that was have.

  • And so they say Memphis.

  • And you're like, I know I'm not going there.

  • Right?

  • Right.

  • And then you go to Boston the next day?

  • Yeah, for about the next morning, they fly.

  • You, uh, private?

  • No, I didn't.

  • I got on the wriggle play.

  • What?

  • You coat personally, not list you brought and number first round.

  • Not first.

  • While you still for what did out Danny say when he got your Well, I knew then that I knew then it really, uh I knew then it was extremely how me from the jump?

  • Because when I came in for my first workout, so I didn't go to the MBA.

  • Dr.

  • Combine.

  • I didn't go.

  • I didn't I didn't do none of that.

  • Only a matter of fact.

  • Only worked out for four teams.

  • I worked out for the Mavericks and Spurs the Rockets and Boston, Right?

  • Right.

  • I went to Boston and I remember the work out I had to go against.

  • Ah, Brian Cook.

  • You brought Player of the year that you I killed him in the workout.

  • Not did, like child abuse, right?

  • And then it was like I was supposed to fly the next born and then it was like, No, we need you to stay another night.

  • So I stayed another night working out again.

  • They say, I know I'm get I'm flying back home by myself.

  • I get whole age of column in light.

  • I ain't taking They tell you don't work out for no other teams.

  • Wow.

  • Yeah.

  • You're okay with that?

  • Yeah.

  • Yeah, I just want I mean, coming.

  • I was 18 years old, like coming out of high school.

  • I just got a guarantee that I was getting drafted first round by the Boston Celtics, but and I knew for sure that I was mandatory to be on them for four years.

  • That's pretty good.

  • It's crazy.

  • It's crazy to be 18 and have a guess.

  • I got the Boston pseudo drove deal.

  • Really?

  • Yeah.

  • From where From what, 36 hours?

  • Why?

  • I was a country boy, you know, a little bit.

  • I know nothing about shipping call.

  • I know I was gonna get my car.

  • I drove a friend of low being a friend of mine.

  • Did you get Was it made three stops with a new car Was your year old heart knows with my new quiet Just bought in the I bought it Denali and I drove my denial it all the way across country.

  • The boss.

  • That's pretty funny.

  • Drove you to the French Way.

  • Alternated we drove for Well, really.

  • We drove from the gas tank, Been on full of the empty, okay, and then we'll switch where you sleep?

  • We were stopped in the hotel.

  • Got us a room?

  • No.

  • Would you remember the town's Oh, we stopped a d C.

  • We stopped the Alanna, and that was it.

  • And it is this before training camp?

  • Yes, when I was all my stuff packed in the bag.

  • Are you nervous?

  • No, no, no.

  • Never.

  • Cities go.

  • I mean, no, but I don't really play summer league and everything.

  • So that was already nervous is going out the window.

  • Everything else was icing on the cake.

  • I was ready to go, So I got a deal with the cold with life, You know, you're custom leading a certain weight.

  • So, you know, you got you got you got the BBQ food.

  • You got your seafood as on the different level, and then all of a sudden you gets a Boston.

  • You know, along the fast food restaurant that I seen, I was a constitute from the South, fears they had Ah, Burger King and a mag.

  • Deng's, then had no.

  • So I'm used to say Taco Bill jacket about water murder.

  • You know, it was options when I when I first lived, When I left, Boston got trade.

  • Teoh Remember this when I love Boston got traded so K C.

  • They did just opened up the first Sonic Elvir Wow sunny job.

  • I'm like What?

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Perkins relives draft day with the Celtics, driving to Boston and fast food | 2019 NBA Draft

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