Twitter Had No Shortage Of Jokes About Rookie Guerschon Yabusele’s Challenging Name

06.23.16 3 years ago
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With the 16th pick in Thursday night’s NBA Draft, the Boston Celtics selected French forward Guerschon Yabusele, which is a real person’s actual given name and which, of course, immediately set off a social media firestorm with jokes about that name. Most of us still haven’t even mastered “Giannis Antetokounmpo” yet, so we’re looking forward to a lot Google-based trial and error in our collective futures.

In the meantime, Twitter went to work:

The challenge of pronouncing it correctly on air also promised to yield an endless array of unintentional comedy.

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