The Golden State Warriors will host Oakland Raiders punter Marquette King and wide receiver Rod Streater for a Twitter takeover of the team’s official account – @warriors – during the second quarter of the Warriors nationally televised game (NBA TV) versus the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday, February 22, the team announced today. During the takeover, King (@MarquetteKing) and Streater (@rodstreater80) will offer their unique perspectives of the game as it’s unfolding, while also interacting with fans who tweet or reply to @warriors on Twitter.
Throughout the 2013-14 season, the Warriors will host a player from each of the major Bay Area professional sports teams including the Oakland Athletics, Oakland Raiders, San Francisco Giants and San Jose Sharks to manage the @warriors Twitter account. The team’s official Twitter account is a great way for fans to experience behind-the-scenes access, original content and events throughout the 2013-14 season.
Earlier this season, San Francisco Giants All-Star closer Sergio Romo took over @warriors during the second quarter of the Warriors nationally televised win over the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday, January 30; San Francisco 49ers All-Pro left tackle Joe Staley participated in the Warriors first Twitter Takeover during the first quarter of the team’s preseason game on October 7 against the Sacramento Kings; on August 25, 2013, Warriors forward Andre Iguodala and supermodel/actress Marisa Miller hosted a dual Twitter Takeover of the San Francisco 49ers official Twitter account during the team’s Sunday Night Football game against the Minnesota Vikings.