The Blazers defeated the Rockets in overtime on Sunday night, traveling on the road and stealing Game 1 in Houston. It wasn’t just the game itself, however, that was entertaining.
After Portland big man Robin Lopez received a technical foul for arguing a call with one of the referees, Houston decided to troll their opponent on Twitter:
Technical foul on Robin Lopez. pic.twitter.com/Aj6dIjY70y
— Houston Rockets (@HoustonRockets) April 21, 2014
The above image is of Sideshow Bob from The Simpsons wildly laughing, intending to reference Lopez’s head of hair.
Yet, it was the Blazers team that got the last laugh and following the victory, received a special message from the Portland Police Department:
— Portland Police (@PortlandPolice) April 21, 2014
Games themselves are certainly engaging, but the social media aspect we now have makes it that much more fun.
(H/T NBA Reddit)