NBA Twitter Digs up Old Tweets of UCONN Huskies’ Paige Bueckers Fangirling Over LeBron James Following Huge March Madness Win

Published 03/29/2022, 9:00 AM EDT
LeBron James has been making waves on and off the court. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

Paige Bueckers is on everybody’s mind right now. Paige has taken the NBA world by storm. The NBA world is quickly becoming her fan, just like she is of LeBron James. She has caught everyone’s attention with a brilliant performance to help the UConn Huskies secure their 14th straight Final Four berth.

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Bueckers went off in the game against NC State Wolfpack securing a 91-87 win. The game went into double overtime. Paige bossed the game with 27 points on 10-of-15 shooting from the field.

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The game featured 18 ties and 26 lead changes by the end of the second overtime. The reigning national player of the year, Paige impressed absolutely everyone as she lifted the crowd just as she lifted to score her jumpers.

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The clutch performance makes the NBA fans revisit the time Paige was just a teenager on Twitter and was in awe of LeBron James.

Paige Bueckers is a LeBron James stan!

Following the game-winning performance in the NCAA Elite Eight game, Paige got a lot of attention and the fans dug up some of her old tweets from 2017. Paige has been a LeBron fan quite clearly. And the tweets just prove the fact.

The fans replied to her old tweets once again. The 15-year-old Paige then was just fangirling over LeBron. However, her amazing display has attracted everyone’s attention.

There would never be a time when someone claims LeBron to be the GOAT and Michael Jordan fans don’t react and also vice versa.

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It was the first time in the history of the NCAA WBB that the game had gone into double overtime. The second seed UCONN Huskies had the lead for most of the first half. However, first seed NC State turned things all the way up in the third and fourth quarters to retake the lead for the first time since the first basket of the game.

Then came the moment for Paige Bueckers to shine the most. She ensured the victory was Huskies’ with her spectacular display in an exciting, high-intensity encounter. This is why we love March Madness!

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Mar 28, 2022; Bridgeport, CT, USA; UConn Huskies guard Paige Bueckers (5) shoots against the NC State Wolfpack during double overtime in the Bridgeport regional finals of the women’s college basketball NCAA Tournament at Webster Bank Arena. Mandatory Credit: David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports

The future is bright ahead for the 20-year-old guard. Paige Bueckers is well and truly on her path to making it big and taking the inspiration from her idol, LeBron James, to make her career. 

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Chaitanya Sharma

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Chaitanya is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. He completed his engineering from SRM University. Having determined an interest in football and basketball, he was inclined towards having a job in the sports industry.

Edited By: Arunaditya Aima

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