Welcome to the world of social media where a guy kissing his mom on the lips gets a ton of attention online.
Last night was a great one for several NBA prospects as their lives changed overnight just by hearing their names called by commissioner Adam Silver. Texas forward Kai Jones was one of them who got selected with the No. 19 overall pick in the first round of the 2021 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. He would soon be traded to the Charlotte Hornets.
He went viral last night for the simple fact that he kissed his mom on the lips.
How social media responded:
Helping Texas win the Big 12 Tournament for the first time in program history and finish No. 9 in the Associated Press Top 25, Jones was named Big 12 Sixth Man of the Year with averages of 8.8 points and 4.8 rebounds per game with 24 blocks and 22 steals in 26 games for the Longhorns.