Twitter map shows LeBron is most 'hated' NBA player, Kyrie 2nd
LeBron James apparently has a lot of haters outside California.
A Sportsinsider.com map using geotagged Twitter data from the last month shows the Los Angeles Lakers star is the most disliked NBA player in 24 states and the most "hated" player overall. James' former teammate Kyrie Irving was the second-least popular player with 18 states.
The map is based on over 70,000 tweets, including hashtags and direct keyword phrases that mentioned disliking NBA players in each state.
Here's the full breakdown:
LeBron James: 24 states
Kyrie Irving: 18 states
James Harden: 3 states
Kevin Durant: 3 states
Russell Westbrook: 1 state
Paul George: 1 state