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“Best league in the world” NBA reaches insane social media milestone, blowing NFL, MLB, NHL combined out of the water

NBA overtakes many other multi billion sports industries to reach 70 million followers on Instagram and gain a number of followers on many social media platforms.

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The NBA is now among the top 10 most followed organizations on Instagram after surpassing 70 million followers. The NBA has more fans than the NFL (25 million), MLB (8.9 million), and NHL(5.5 million) combined, making it the most popular major American sports league. The NBA generated 24 billion views and 2.3 billion engagements on social media last year, making it the most popular professional sports league overall. If you didn’t already know, the NBA is the most well-known professional sports league in the US and is tremendously well-liked all over the world.

Although the league has always had a strong internet presence, 2021 was maybe the year that stood out the most. In order to stand out from the competition in terms of engagement, the association employed Kevin Estevez as a digital content strategist. The NBA generated 24 billion views and 2.3 billion engagements on social media last year, making it the most popular professional sports league, according to him. The NBA also gained 18 million new followers last year across Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok, and Facebook combined – the most of any professional sports organization in the United States.

NBA- The world’s greatest basketball showcase

The National Basketball League and the Basketball Association of America, two opposing organizations, were combined to become the National Basketball Association, the professional basketball league, in the United States in 1949. Four clubs from the American Basketball Association (ABA), which disbanded that year, were admitted into the NBA in 1976. The league was flailing in the early 1980s with financially struggling clubs, poor attendance, diminishing television ratings, and no national appeal. Under the direction of Commissioner from 1984 David Stern, who assisted in transforming the league into a global entertainment conglomerate, the league quickly recovered.

The entertainment and TV studios are run out of offices in New Jersey, while the league’s many overseas offices and individual franchise offices are run out of the league’s main offices in Manhattan, New Jersey. The league is among the top four professional sports leagues worldwide and is the third-richest in North America by revenue, behind only the NFL and MLB. With 17 each, the Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics are tied for the most NBA titles. The defending league champions, the Golden State Warriors, defeated the Boston Celtics 4-2 in the 2022 NBA Finals making their 5th title in franchise history.

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The association is now one of the most diversified and dynamic professional leagues in existence, and basketball is a sport that is continually evolving. The person who leads their team to a new style and brings out the best in all of their teammates is typically the individual who inspires such changes. The league has been home to many generational superstars like Michael Jordan, Lebron James, Stephen Curry and Magic Johnson, who changed the level of the game helping the organization reach global heights.

The continual change in players, styles, and rules during the league’s 75 seasons has always made for an exciting game for spectators. Instead of using the same postings across all of its social media channels, the league develops unique material for each of them. The NBA is operating in the ideal manner as more and more stars emerge on the scene each and every season, and they will only continue to develop. The NBA is now able to reach a global audience in addition to its strongest supporters  thanks to these platforms.

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