Onlinegambling.com analyzed over 400,000 tweets containing the phrase ‘GOAT’ and the goat emoji, and according to the study, Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell has the highest percentage of mentions that tie back to the “GOAT” phrase. They did this for every major sport. “During May 2021, we scraped and analyzed over 400,000 tweets containing the phrase ‘GOAT’ and the goat emoji,” according to the study. “We then created a seed list of athletes who are widely considered by sources to be the greatest in their field. We then cleaned our initial list for errors and looked at the frequency to which these athletes appeared, using the resulting percentage as the basis for the GOAT %.”
June 30, 2022 | 6:04 pm EDT Update
June 30, 2022 | 6:01 pm EDT Update
Sources said the Mavericks were willing to give Brunson a five-year contract — which only Dallas can offer due to owning his Bird rights — that was comparable to the four-year, $85 million deal that guard Fred VanVleet signed with the Toronto Raptors in 2020.