Tennessee Busted Out a Talking Basketball to Congratulate Draft Pick Josh Richardson

After spending four years dedicating himself to the University of Tennessee, shooting guard Josh Richardson was rewarded Thursday night when the Miami Heat drafted him with the 40th pick. And though the selection means Richardson is officially moving on to bigger and better things, Tennessee Basketball had one last parting gift: a lovely message via … talking basketball:

Somebody has a message for @J_Rich1 pic.twitter.com/jDqoIX9TEi

— Tennessee Basketball (@Vol_Hoops) June 26, 2015

Depending on the type of person you are, this is either the worst thing ever, or the best — I stand in the latter camp. Hell, I didn’t even mind the “#nasty” line. However, the pro-camp appears to be a minority viewpoint:
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These people obviously need to chill. I mean, even Josh liked it (I think):

Woah that was trippy 😳 thanks though!!! https://t.co/TuGZaCkn3u

— Josh Richardson (@J_Rich1) June 26, 2015