Which hashtag are you: #ThunderUp or #LETSGOHEAT? The NBA Finals start tonight (9pm ET on ABC) between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Miami Heat, and Twitter will be your courtside seat for all the action.
We’ve assembled an all-star roster of not one, not two, not three… but thirteen pro athletes, coaches, and super-fans to tweet their color commentary throughout the Finals:
- @coachmiles - Nebraska men’s basketball head coach
- @cliffavril - defensive end for the Detroit Lions
- @TToliver80 - wide receiver for the Detroit Lions
- @KButter5 - NBA draft prospect from the University of North Carolina
- @JeffGordonweb - 4-Time NASCAR Cup Series Champion
- @Niles_Paul84 - wide receiver for the Washington Redskins
- @StayingInMyLane - cornerback for the San Francisco 49ers
- @MAnderson_95 - defensive end for the Buffalo Bills
- @arielmeredith - Sports Illustrated swimsuit model
- @amoultrie - NBA draft prospect from Mississippi State University
- @BrandonSpikes55 - linebacker for the New England Patriots
- @adampally - comedian currently on ABC’s Happy Endings
- @JasonTaylor - retired Miami Dolphins player
Each game will feature a different starting lineup, and we’re planning on adding a few more surprise folks, so keep an eye on this list during the games to see what everyone’s say.
Plenty of other NBA stars have been tweeting throughout the playoffs as avid fans:
And of course, don’t forget to share your own team spirit and color commentary with #Finals.
Posted by Omid Ashtari, Sports & Entertainment Team (@omid)