Coach Dawn Staley Expresses Immense Gratitude to Serena Williams’ Husband After LSU vs SC Makes NBA Look Small

Published 01/27/2024, 6:43 AM EST

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The excitement and hype for the much-awaited LSU-South Carolina clash has transcended all boundaries. Undeniably, the high-octane SEC matchup lived up to its expectations as even NBA legends such as Magic Johnson couldn’t keep their calm. However, that was not the only bit of attention that this intense matchup received. South Carolina’s win over LSU on Thursday night made waves in the NBA’s viewership.

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In the same light, Serena Williams’ husband also showed his support to Dawn Staley claiming that he already knew how immaculate the game was going to be.

Dawn Staley commended by Serena Williams’ husband Alexis Ohanian

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Popular entrepreneur and former professional tennis player Serena Williams’ husband Alexis Ohanian was ecstatic after Thursday night’s match. He even shared a post on his Twitter account on how South Carolina’s win over LSU took away the shine from the NBA’s fixture between the Boston Celtics and the Miami Heat. Apparently, that game broke all records with a whopping 1.38 million views.

Surprisingly, South Carolina’s wrecking match was able to surpass this. In a gigantic tally, this match was viewed by a tremendous number of 1.55 million people. Dawn Staley took to Twitter to express her acknowledgment towards Alexis for this record-breaking viewership. She tweeted, “You have! We appreciate the loudness of your voice too!” Following this, the internet entrepreneur tagged Staley with a humorous All Hail GIF captioned, “WHOA IT’S @DAWNSTALEY.”

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Clearly, there is no lack of humor and respect when it comes to the two. In the same light, Staley did not forget to mention the work Alexis Ohanian has done for women’s sports till now.

Dawn Staley gives credit to Alexis Ohanian

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While Serena Williams’ husband is known for being the co-founder of Reddit, Alexis has done enough work for women athletes. Notably, he invested in Angel City Football Club back in July 2020. And so, Staley made it a point to bring up his good work by commenting back. She wrote, No no no no sir! You are the man….appreciate you doing the heavy lifting for women’s sports! We see you. We respect you. We join the moving train with you!”

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It is pleasing to see such huge names in the building to show respect for each other. To add to this, they both actively and passionately work for women athletes. There is no question why Dawn Staley is the best coach of the year and Alexis is where he is. Nevertheless, the support from South Carolina fans surely pushed them to win the match and even make a historical fact out of it.

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Shahryar Fazal

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