— Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) June 16, 2014
All eyes are on USA – Ghana stateside, as the USMNT kick off their World Cup campaign tonight.
And by the looks of it, soccer’s status has gone up a great deal in the US, with the NBA apparently fixed on the game tonight.
When Clint Dempsey gave the US the lead on 29 seconds, tons of big NBA stars tweeted their euphoric reactions, with the likes of Kobe and LeBron James tagging Clint in their tweets.
A selection of the NBA tweets on Clint Dempsey’s goal below.
Now that's how you start a match!! Clint Dempsey Goal!!!!
— LeBron James (@KingJames) June 16, 2014
— Rudy Gay (@rudygay22) June 16, 2014
I rock with Dempsey.
— Erik Murphy (@e_murphy33) June 16, 2014