Comedian Hannibal Buress blocks 76ers on Twitter

Comedian Hannibal Buress and the Philadelphia 76ers had a little back and forth on Twitter.
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It doesn’t look like professional sports and Twitter are meshing too well in Philadelphia these days.

First, Brandon Graham earned his own hashtag after blocking some unmeasurable number of followers.

Then, there was this exchange between the 76ers’ account and comedian Hannibal Buress:

As The Washington Post reports, it isn’t exactly clear what drove Buress’s decision to block Sixers‘ account, particularly after he tweeted a video of himself watching their Tuesday night contest against the Lakers.

Though the block did cause Buress to start trending in the City of Brotherly Love: 

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