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“Game Of Thrones,” Raptors-Sixers Game Rule Sunday Night Trends On Twitter

The top worldwide trends involve either “GoT” or the basketball game.

Game Of Thrones - S8E5 | Via HBO

The penultimate “Game Of Thrones” episode and the deciding playoff game between the Toronto Raptors and Philadelphia 76ers both aired Sunday night.

The broadcasts are predictably fueling ample conversation on Twitter. As of press time at 11:35PM ET Sunday, the Top 19 worldwide Twitter trending topics involve either “Game Of Thrones” or the basketball game.

“#GameOfThrones” currently leads the way at #1, while key character “Dany” (Daenerys) is #2. “Game Of Thrones” topics “Cersei” (#3), “Arya” (#4) and “Daenerys” (#5) form the balance of the Top 5.

The Raptors come into play at #6; star “Kawhi” (Kawhi Leonard) is trending after hitting the game-winning shot.

“Game Of Thrones” comes back into play with “Jaime” at #7, “Tyrion” at #8 and the misspelled “Jamie” at #9. The “#DemThrones” discussion hashtag occupies the #10 position.

Other top trends are as follows:

11) #GOTS8E5
12) Raptors
13) #WeTheNorth (Raptors hashtag)
14) Varys
15) Drogon
16) #DominGOT
17) Embiid (Joel Embiid of the 76ers)
18) Euron
19) Mad Queen

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

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