That's How We Troll: Sideshow Rob, Blazers Take 'W' out of Rockets Tweet
The first-round series between the Rockets and Blazers didn't take long to get animated.
During a feisty second quarter, Blazers big man and resident pop star Robin Lopez was hit with a technical foul by the zebras for mutterings he aired following a Dwight Howard elbow to the breadbasket.
The self-appointed comedic geniuses piloting the Houston Rockets official Twitter account then decided to weigh in with this:
Technical foul on Robin Lopez. pic.twitter.com/Aj6dIjY70y— Houston Rockets (@HoustonRockets) April 21, 2014
They must have been tempted to hashtag their sublime zinger #WIN. Turned out that tag was already taken ... by the Blazers, who walked out of the Toyota Center with a foul-corrected Game 1 victory and homecourt advantage for the remainder of the round.
It will be interesting to see if any trolling transpires in Game 2. In the sad event it doesn't, here's a consolatory contribution from us:
In other NBA playoffs news, we've got an inkling a Doctor Hibbert pic might be heading out from the Atlanta Hawks account in the near future.