Kings to host ‘Social Media Night’ with emoji-covered warmups

Wednesday March 30th, 2016

The Sacramento Kings will host “Social Media Night” at Sleep Train Arena on Wednesday when they play the Washington Wizards, and will don the league’s first ever emoji shooting shirts as they prepare for action.

The team’s roster has been transformed into emojis, and printed on a shirt for all its players to wear:

Sacramento Kings

They’ll also give out DeMarcus Cousins’s emoji from the All-Star Game on a stick to the first 5,000 fans to arrive:

Sacramento Kings

You will also be able to chat with Doug Christie on Facebook and Peja Stojakovic on Reddit before the game.

This isn’t the first time we’ve seen a team attempt emoji gear, though it’s probably the first attempt that hasn’t burned our eyebrows off. 

• The Kings put a dog in charge of their Instagram for the night

The Kings’ social media department stays winning.

– Kenny Ducey

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