As basketball’s biggest stars took to the court at both Barclays Center and Madison Square Garden, the @NBAAllStar weekend offered hoops fans the best way to stay close to all of the action and jump into the #NBAAllStarNYC conversation.
The weekend ended with the @NBA’s best players like game MVP Russell Westbrook (@russwest44), LeBron James (@KingJames) and Stephen Curry (@StephenCurry30) going toe to toe in the NBA All-Star Game at the Garden. And what a game it was, as the West beat the East 163-158 behind 41 points from Westbrook.
These were the top three most-Tweeted moments during the @NBAAllStar game:
Here were the most mentioned All-Stars on Twitter during the live telecast of the game.
NBA greats spent the weekend Tweeting great content for fans to see:
KicksCam debut and Twitter Mirror
KicksCam was also front and center before @StateFarm NBA All-Star Saturday night:
And of course the world’s greatest players brought fans closer to their sneaker game before Sunday’s All-Star Game:
Check out all of the KicksCam tweets in this collection:
The @NBA also made use of a Twitter Mirror, which has become a favorite among NBA fans for the biggest events, contests and game winners each night. Check out the winners of the first 3 events from Saturday night here:
For the rest of the Twitter Mirror shots, check out this collection:
His stellar performance earned the admiration of several NBA All-Stars in the crowd, including these three:
He also took to Twitter to thanks his fans afterwards:
During Saturday’s #SpriteSlam Dunk contest, TNT (@NBAonTNT) asked fans on air to provide names for each contestant’s dunks. After the dunk contest, fans voted on the best dunk name among the top four via @NBA:
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Fellow TNT analyst and former NBA star Reggie Miller got in on the action, too:
With help from State Farm Insurance, passionate NBA fans didn’t miss #NBARapidReplay highlights throughout the weekend, such as these below:
Of course, Sunday’s game was the culmination of a great weekend. From Friday’s Rising Star and Celeb games to Saturday’s Shooting Stars, Skills Challenge, Three Point and Slam Dunk competitions, there was plenty to talk about before and during the big showdown. You can find Tweets from the entire weekend by star players, fans, celebrities, the @NBA and @NBAonTNT in this collection: