Sixers coach Doc Rivers reportedly hacked on Twitter; adult content had a lot of 'likes'

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Philadelphia 76ers coach Doc Rivers was trending throughout the weekend after fans observed that his “liked” posts on Twitter that consisted of adult material. At initially, some social networks users hypothesized that Rivers was not conscious that these posts showed up to everybody. However, a number of reports stated Rivers’ account had actually been hacked and the Sixers company needed to work over night to restore gain access to.

“I’m told Doc Rivers’ Twitter account was hacked and the Sixers were able to undo the likes and they are getting his account back to full working order,” reported NBC Sports Philadelphia’s John Clark on Saturday early morning. “Doc was informed by a friend about the bizarre activity on his account and it is being taken care of by the team.”

SB Nation likewise verified the report. Liberty Ballers editor Paul Hudrick stated the Sixers resolved the night to resolve the issue, however it wasn’t as simple as they hoped it would be.

“Apparently there is still an issue with resetting his password that the team is working with Twitter to resolve,” Hudrick tweeted on Saturday.

All the raunchy posts have actually been unliked and Rivers has actually gained back complete access to his account. This was a various kind of drama from the one the Sixers handled last season surrounding Ben Simmons. Still, Rivers’ was most likely pleased to see his social networks issue get dealt with fairly rapidly.

He is not the very first prominent figure to get hacked on social networks, and most likely will not be the last. Early August, Los Angeles Lakers owner Jeanie Buss’ Twitter account was promoting PlayStation fives that she was supposedly offering to raise cash for charity. Last year, NBA veteran Chris Paul’s account included over 30 tweets that did not really originated from the Phoenix Suns’ point player himself. 

Milwaukee Bucks’ star Giannis Antetokounmpo may have had the worst luck of all. Not just was his Twitter account hacked in 2020, so were his phone, e-mail and checking account.



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