NBA Twitter Digs Up Old Social Media Posts from Draftees, Many Get Deleted

Warning: Some posts contain NSFW content.

The NBA draft is an annual reminder that nothing ever dies on the internet. Ask Larry Nance Jr.

After several players were selected Thursday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, Twitter detectives hit the archives and uncovered some posts that eventually had to be deleted.

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Terrance Ferguson appeared to mock his new team after it lost Game 6 of the 2016 Western Conference Finals:

He also divulged that he’s more of a Golden State Warriors fan, surely pleasing Russell Westbrook:

Dennis Smith Jr., selected by the Dallas Mavericks at No. 9 overall, deleted this 2012 tweet once it began making the rounds:

Portland Trail Blazers center Zach Collins had a few Vines grow legs. He deleted the tweets, but the videos remained:

Hey, nothing wrong with a little Nothing Was the Same.

In the most impressive old post, Collins—selected at No. 10 overall—was a pick off from predicting his own situation:

Note to the 2018 class: Delete your old posts unless they accurately foresee the future.


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from Bleacher Report – NBA


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