Five things you need to know for Friday
By Tim Swift, The Baltimore Sun
The NBA Draft and other NBA trades are lighting up the Twitterverse this morning. With a number of terms including Trey Burke and Paul Pierce rising to the top of the trends. Meanwhile, Alec Baldwin was lighting up Twitter in a different fashion, calling a British reporter who accused his wife of tweeting during James Gandolfini's funeral "a toxic little queen." And political coverage continues to fair well this week as stories about immigration reform and Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis abortion-right filibuster are ranking high. Welcome to your online trends report for Friday, June 28, 2013.
( Jerry Lai-USA Today Sports / June 26, 2013 )
NBA Draft, Paul Pierce
Trending on: National Twitter, Baltimore Twitter, Google Trends, Google Plus
Why: The 2013 NBA draft was one of the most unpredictable in history, with a surprise No. 1 pick, several league-altering trades and any number of off-beat and memorable moments. Who won? Who lost? Let's take a look. [Sports Illustrated]