It was solely a matter of time earlier than we realized that Doc Rivers was hacked.
Friday evening, whereas a lot of the sports activities world was making ready for a soccer weekend, web sleuths began detecting some weird conduct from Rivers’ Twitter account. The Sixers coach was ‘liking’ different grownup content material.
A number of experiences from Sixers reporters indicated that Rivers was hacked.
“I’m advised Doc Rivers’ Twitter account was hacked and the Sixers had been capable of undo the likes and they’re getting his account again to full working order,” tweeted John Clark of NBC Sports activities Philadelphia. “Doc was knowledgeable by a buddy concerning the weird exercise on his account and it’s being taken care of by the workforce.”
Paul Hudrick, who edits Liberty Ballers, a Sixers weblog on SB Nation, added: “Confirmed via a supply that Doc Rivers’ Twitter account was compromised and the workforce was working in a single day to handle it. All the content material has since been unliked and Rivers has full entry to his account once more.”
Although, Hudrick clarified, as of Saturday morning there have been nonetheless some hiccups.
“Apparently there may be nonetheless a problem with resetting his password that the workforce is working with Twitter to resolve,” Hudrick tweeted.
The Sixers enter the 2022-23 season with 17-1 odds to win the NBA championship on FanDuel.