The NBA finals and the social media leaders after the playoffs
Albuquerque, NM, EUA
The main changes in engagement digital map of the greatest basketball championship.
The MrPredictions science house announces a new study about the NBA and highlights the changes in the scenario among the eight teams with the largest number of followers in social media. This is one activity of the laboratory for predictive studies called P2eLab performed by the experts from University of New Mexico (Albuquerque, USA).
The Golden State Warriors came out of the third place overtaking the Chicago Bulls, and now ranks the second place in digital engagement map. The Houston Rockets lost the series of games to the Golden State Warriors by 4x3, but surpassed the Boston Celtics number of followers and assumed the sixth position. The Cleveland Cavaliers won more followers, but kept in the fifth position.
The digital engagement map points to the Houston Rockets as the champion team in increasing the number of followers at the playoffs period. The team led by James Harden - the Beard - obtained a growing of 7.5%, followed by the Cavaliers of LeBron James with a 3.87% variation. The Boston Celtics of Brad Stevens had a positive change of 2.75%, and the Golden State Warriors of Stephen Curry a 2.4% increasing.
The NBA is at the decisive phase with the series between the champions of the East and West conferences, Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors respectively. The Warriors took the lead and won the first two games playing home at Oracle Arena, in Oakland (California).
What will be the great champion of the season? On social media the Los Angeles Lakers remains unbeatable.
(*) The teams Los Angeles Lakers and Chicago Bulls did NOT qualify for playoffs.
(**)Total of followers number on platforms Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Youtube.
(***) Variation between April and May, 2018 (05/29th/2018). Period: the beginning and final of playoffs.