Cleveland Indians, NBA Teams Hop on the 'Pokemon Go' Bandwagon

Katie Richcreek@BookstoreKatieFeatured ColumnistJuly 9, 2016
LA Clippers @LAClippers

Trying to get to level 5. 😮 https://t.co/8aj17uxv1d

Even professional sports teams need to catch them all.

NBA franchises caught Pokemon Go fever, tweeting screenshots of the augmented reality game inspired by the 1990s cartoon series, Pokemon.

The Los Angeles Clippers showed off the Rattata their account snagged in front of the Staples Center, and the Orlando Magic found the beloved Squirtle in the middle of an NBA Summer League game:

Orlando Magic @OrlandoMagic

#Pokemon trying to get into the game at #NBASummer. #Squirtle https://t.co/16ySDkqr4O

But it was the Cleveland Indians who took the cake for most clever:

Cleveland Indians @Indians

ROSTER NEWS: We've recalled Zubat and Bulbasaur from Triple-A Pokémon. https://t.co/3MTW4hSRPk

[Orlando Magic, Los Angeles Clippers, Cleveland Indians]


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