The Twitter-sphere was ablaze last night, but was it a result of Kobe ending his career in stunning fashion, or the Golden State Warriors snapping a 10-year-old regular season record? Let’s take a look at the data.
“Kobe” was mentioned 5M times yesterday, 709% more than “Warriors”
Hate to break it to you, Warriors, but Kobe upstaged you in a big way yesterday. Kobe was mentioned 5,213,919 times on Twitter yesterday, while the Warriors racked up a still-impressive 644,200. Ever since it was announced that this would be Kobe’s last season, brands, players, and fans alike have been preparing for his departure.
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