The Eastern Conference in the NBA is pretty woeful, especially in comparison to the Western Conference.
Only two teams in the West have nine wins or less. Meanwhile, in the East, ten teams have yet to eclipse the nine win total, which lead to a relatively assuming shot taken by the Portland Trail Blazers Twitter account on Wednesday afternoon.
The Blazers, who sit at an impressive 16-3 aren’t even the best team in their conference, though in the Eastern conference they’d be sitting just behind the Indiana Pacers with a few game gap separating them and the third place Miami Heat.
Suggesting such, the Trail Blazers’ Twitter account asked the following:
Is it too late to join the Eastern Conference? Asking for a friend.
— Trail Blazers (@trailblazers) December 4, 2013
The Atlanta Hawks, who ended up defeating fellow Western Conference power, the Los Angeles Clippers later Wednesday evening didn’t think it was too funny, so they thought they’d pass along this help:
— Atlanta Hawks (@ATLHawks) December 5, 2013
Crispy, crackly, burnt.
It might not be as good as the social media battle between two Minor League Baseball teams, but it was still pretty solid.