Congrats to the Portland Trail Blazers, who just won sports Twitter

Congrats to the Portland Trail Blazers, who just won sports Twitter
Tim Quarterman in action for Portland last season.
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As far as NBA trades go, this one was a snoozer. 

But the way the Portland Trail Blazers played it on Twitter was downright brilliant. 

Portland traded guard Tim Quarterman and his 1.9 points per game to the Houston Rockets for “cash considerations” in a move announced Wednesday. 

Now, pro sports teams typically love to introduce newly acquired players to local fans first via social media. So here’s what Portland did. 

Then this. 

Slow. Clap. That’s how you Twitter, folks. 

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