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D.C. Sports Bog, friend and occasional poker adversary of City Desk, last week asked presumptive D.C. Council Chair Vincent Gray (more of a hardball guy than a roundball guy, we thought) to render his opinion on the NBA’s new basketballs. The tests included a dribbleability comparison, which led to a run-in between the mayor-to-be and the chairman-to-be:

The councilmember dribbled the balls around for practice, until someone from Adrian Fenty’s office called from downstairs to try to figure out what the noise was.