Twitter NBA Finals conversations and coverage will commence starting tonight, with the Cleveland Cavaliers facing off against the Golden State Warriors…
Tonight, the Twitter NBA Finals will begin unfolding, featuring the third consecutive matchup between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers. In the 2015 NBA Finals, Golden State took the series 4 to 2 games, with the Cavs winning out 4 to 3 in the 2016 championship.
“Cleveland’s LeBron James (@KingJames) and Kyrie Irving (@KyrieIrving) take on Golden State’s Stephen Curry (@StephenCurry30) and Kevin Durant (@KDTrey5) for the Larry O’Brien Trophy. It all begins tonight,” TJ Adeshola writes.
Twitter NBA Finals Convos Start Tonight
This year, Twitter partners with the NBA, creating a special emoji. Additionally, fans tweeting #DefendTheLand and #DubNation for special team emojis. The social network likewise created eight NBA Finals Twitter Stickers, “2 NBA Finals (championship ring and replica of Larry O’Brien trophy) and 3 each for the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors (team jersey, team headband and foam finger with team logos).”
Twitter released its data on the most tweeted players, with LeBron James receiving 6.4 million, Stephen Curry fetching 2.8 million, Kevin Durant with 2.3 million, and Kyrie Irving getting 1.4 million. The social microblog states “The Warmup” will be live with special shows before each game. Plus, fans can also, “…tune-in [to watch] postgame press conferences live on Twitter and Periscope for the first time ever after each game via @NBA.
Read about all the action on the official Twitter blog.
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