The most viral tweet of each NBA star

The most viral tweet of each NBA star

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The most viral tweet of each NBA star

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Every now and then, NBA stars take to Twitter to share their thoughts, respond to fans, announce deals. And well… sometimes their tweets become sensations.

From LeBron James calling Donald Trump a ‘bum’ to Giannis Antetokounmpo getting in trouble for watching Shakira and Jennifer Lopez perform during the Super Bowl, these are the most viral tweets of each NBA star.

LeBron James

It was September of 2017 when LeBron James called the President of the United States a ‘bum’.

After the Golden State Warriors won the NBA championship, President Donald Trump said they were not welcomed at the White House. LeBron took offense to that, and tweeted, the following:

Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant’s last tweet before his death on January 26, 2020, was a powerful tribute to LeBron James.

Kobe showed respect to LeBron, who had just surpassed him in the all-time scoring list.

Shaquille O'Neal

Shaquille O’Neal’s most viral tweet came shortly after Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, tragically lost their lives in a helicopter crash.

There are no words to describe the following tweet.

Kevin Durant

With Nick Young signing with Kevin Durant’s team at the time, the Golden State Warriors, KD took on Twitter to welcome ‘Swaggy P’ to the Bay with an iconic picture.

Stephen Curry

After winning his second NBA title, Stephen Curry used DJ Khaled’s ‘Grateful’ album as a reference.

Kyrie Irving

After breaking his kneecap in the 2015 NBA Finals, Kyrie Irving missed a significant period of time. On December 19, 2015, he tweeted “I’m back,” and returned to action a couple of days later.

Russell Westbrook

Russell Westbrook broke Oscar Robertson’s record for most triple-doubles in a season with 42, beat the Denver Nuggets at the buzzer to eliminate them from playoff contention, and recorded 50 points, 16 rebounds, and 10 assists.

After the game, Russ tweeted “All praise to the Man above. #whynot.”

James Harden

James Harden had an iconic interview moment during his Houston Rockets days that turned into a meme.

A young fan did the Harden eye roll post-game interview moment and tweeted it. ‘The Beard’ retweeted and typed it was the best one out there.

Chris Paul

Back in September of 2017, president Donald Trump criticized some in the NFL, saying team owners should be firing players who kneel during the national anthem.

“Wouldnโ€™t you love to see one of these NFL owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, to say, โ€˜Get that son of a b*** off the field right now, out, heโ€™s fired,” said Trump.

Chris Paul, responded to Donald Trump, stating the following on Twitter:

Paul George

After Paul George suffered a horrific leg injury in Team USA’s scrimmage in 2014, he took on Twitter to thank the fans for the message and vouched to come back stronger.

Carmelo Anthony

Here’s how Carmelo Anthony announced he was joining the Los Angeles Lakers for the 2021-22 NBA season.

Klay Thompson

Klay Thompson’s most viral tweet came in January of 2021, where his teammate and Splash brother Stephen Curry put up a career-high 62 points against the Portland Trail Blazers.

Thompson congratulated Curry on his new career-high and welcomed him to the 60-point club.

Damian Lillard

During the 2020 NBA bubble, Damian Lillard and Patrick Beverley went at it. After Dame missed two potential game-winning free throws against the Clippers, Pat Bev took on Instagram to comment on Bleacher Report’s post “Cancun on 3,” referring to Lillard going on vacation after a failed season.

It wasn’t long after when Lillard responded to Beverley on Twitter himself. With the Clippers getting eliminated by the Nuggets in Game 7 of the Western Conference Semifinals, here’s what Lillard tweeted:

John Wall

John Wall’s most viral tweet is a heartfelt one. Wall lost a 6-year old close friend to cancer in his Washington Wizards days back in 2014.

During one of his post-game interviews, Wall was moved to tears, while dedicating Washington’s 133-132 double-overtime victory over Boston to her.

Giannis Antetokounmpo

Shakira and Jennifer Lopez almost got the Greek Freak in trouble during the 2020 Super Bowl halftime show.

His tweet says it all.

Blake Griffin

Blake Griffin’s reaction to getting traded to Detroit back in 2018 was priceless.

Joel Embiid

Joel Embiid’s most viral tweet is also a very recent one.

Minutes after it was reported that his former teammate Ben Simmons had been traded to Brooklyn in exchange for James Harden, Embiid just tweeted a single meme that went viral with over 476K likes.

Draymond Green

During the 2016 MLB World Series, the Cleveland Indians blew a 3-1 lead to the Chicago Cubs.

A few months earlier, Draymond Green and the Golden State Warriors had infamously blown a 3-1 lead to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2016 NBA Finals.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s most viral tweet came after the passing of Kobe Bryant.

The Lakers legend posted a powerful, heartfelt video on social media, talking about the greatness of the ‘Black Mamba’.

Magic Johnson

Magic Johnson took to Twitter to joke about after the Los Angeles Clippers blew a 3-1 lead against the Denver Nuggets in the second round of the 2020 NBA playoffs.

Bill Russell

Bill Russell gave the middle finger on live TV during the 2018 NBA awards to Charles Barkley.

He then followed it up with his most viral tweet:

Dwyane Wade

17-year old Joaquin Oliver lost his life among 16 other innocent kids at the Douglas High School shooting in Parkland back in 2018.

Oliver was a huge Dwyane Wade fan and was really excited to see his idol return to Miami.

Donovan Mitchell

Celebrities, athletes, fans, media members were in shock on January 26, 2020. Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna had lost their lives in a tragic helicopter crash.

Following the news of Bryant’s passing, Utah Jazz star Donovan Mitchell took to Twitter to ask the NBA of retiring Bryant’s No. 24 league-wide.

Steve Nash

Steve Nash had a brief stint with the Los Angeles Lakers, which didn’t go the way it was planned.

Nash himself made fun of his tenure in LA, with the following tweet:

Dirk Nowitzki

Victor Oladipo texted his trainer about getting back to work just minutes after Indiana’s Game 7 loss to the Cavaliers in 2018.

Dirk Nowitzki tried the same with his trainer, and well… let’s just say he responded quite differently.

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