“Wow” NBA players react to James Harden to Rockets Trade on Twitter
David AstramskasAka VincentDa & RedApples fka Expiredpineapples. My alter-ego is a digital-marketing guy in Houston. Won editing awards & created obsolete flash websites that have been featured in mags like Sports Illustrated. Studied film & women at FSU during the golden age of hip-hop. Collects records, laserdiscs, sports memorabilia & toys. Father of 2 daughters that are more athletic and popular on YouTube.
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Back in the day (just a couple of years ago), we had to wait hours, sometimes days, to get player reactions on topics and nowadays with social media we are getting feedback and responses from athletes sometimes before the mass media even gets to talk about it. Last night, when the hoops world was hit with the huge WTF “I see dead people” surprise news of James Harden going to H-Town to join a Linsanity backcourt, players were tweeting their thoughts just minutes later.