Milwaukee Bucks star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo saw his Twitter account hacked on Thursday afternoon, with a tirade of profane tweets fired off from his official page and the team confirming it wasn't him. Meanwhile, Los Angeles Clippers veteran point guard Patrick Beverley had quite a coincidence occur — advertising for online security using his own social media page during Antetokounmpo's digital misstep.
“So when I'm online at home I don't want someone hacking my Wifi or stealing my data,” the 31-year-old Clippers guard wrote on Twitter Thursday. “It's safe, it's really easy to use, and they're giving you an extra month free if you sign up today.”
So when I’m online at home I don’t want someone hacking my Wifi or stealing my data. I use NordVPN to keep my phone & laptop protected at all times. It’s safe, it’s really easy to use, and they’re giving you an extra month free if you sign up today. https://t.co/sCzJ8K8DdO #ad pic.twitter.com/wdaIHvQHJA
— Patrick Beverley (@patbev21) May 7, 2020
Beverley re-signed with the Clippers last offseason after two seasons with the club following five years alongside James Harden and the Houston Rockets. Beverley inked a three-year, $40 million deal to re-up with a Clippers team that's now led by star forwards Paul George and Kawhi Leonard. Beverley and the Clippers were 5.5 games behind the Los Angeles Lakers for the Western Conference's best record when the NBA suspended play due to concerns about the coronavirus pandemic.
The Bucks, meanwhile, were on pace to win 66 games during the 2019-20 season before the NBA suspended play. Seemingly, part of the Clippers guard's pitch for online personal security — while The Greek Freak suffers an embarrassing public debacle with his hacked social media page — is the time Beverley has at home while the league is on hiatus and tells athletes to stick to sitting in their residences.
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