- After underwhelming crowds at games 3 and 4 of the playoffs in Brooklyn, the Nets official Twitter account encouraged fans to learn from the wild Raptors fans who rocked the Air Canada Centre for game 5 Wednesday night.
- Raptors' fans thrilled to be in the playoffs are enjoying the growing rivalry with the Nets.
- — Hayleigh Dyck (@hayleighdyck)Thu, May 01 2014 12:56:36
- — Toronto Raptors (@Raptors)Thu, May 01 2014 00:47:22
- New Yorkers, were less than impressed.
- — Briana Aguilar (@BriAA18)Thu, May 01 2014 19:49:56@BrooklynNets As a season ticketholder, I was @ Game 4. Fans were loud, supportive & passionate, screaming 4 a win. Way to treat your fans.
- — Jim LaChapelle (@MovieGuyJBL)Thu, May 01 2014 19:32:57
- — Lucas Hazlett (@LucasHazlett)Thu, May 01 2014 12:35:11
- Later in the day, the Nets backed off from their tweet.
- — Brooklyn Nets (@BrooklynNets)Thu, May 01 2014 15:59:23Lenn Robbins' tweet last night didn't represent our organization's feelings. We have great fans. Looking frwrd to seeing u Friday for Game 6
- But the media had a field day with the original tweet earlier.
- — Sports Illustrated (@SInow)Thu, May 01 2014 13:32:48While their team was losing last night, the Nets Twitter account took some time to diss their own fans http://on.si.com/1fSU95e
- — Bleacher Report NBA (@BR_NBA)Thu, May 01 2014 02:22:46The Brooklyn Nets' official Twitter told their fans to "take note" of the enthusiasm from the Raptors playoff crowd http://bit.ly/1u6RKx9
- Raptors fans are even leaving their mark on the Brooklyn Bridge.
- But Toronto fans, used to disappointment, aren't getting too cocky.
Nets' fans urged to learn from Raptors support
After underwhelming crowds at games 3 and 4 of the playoffs in Brooklyn, the Nets team took to Twitter to encourage fans to learn from the wild Raptors fans who rocked the Air Canada Centre for game 5 Wednesday night.
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