Best Sports Threads From Opening Days Of New App

Jul 7, 2023, 12:43 PM

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SAN ANSELMO, CALIFORNIA - JULY 05: In this photo illustration, the Threads logo is displayed on a cell phone on July 05, 2023 in San Anselmo, California. Instagram parent company Meta is set to release Threads on July 6, a potential rival to Twitter, the fledgling social media app run by Tesla CEO Elon Musk. (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

(Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY – Meta’s app Threads reached 50 million users in just three days.

Most communities took some time to get used to the ins and outs of the Twitter competitor, but Sports Media got right to work.


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The Utah Jazz joined Threads with a picture of Keyonte George and Ochai Agbaji.

George and Agabji showed out in the Salt Lake City Summer League.

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A lot of people who work with social media werent stoked about Threads adding to their workload.

The Real Salt Lake media team shared that sentiment.


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The name of the new app made for an easy excuse to post about style.

Utah Athletics took the opportunity to show off their threads.


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BYU Football also took the opportunity to post some uniform pictures.


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Thousands of people rushed to get on Threads when it released.

However, Cosmo the Cougar may have been the first mascot.


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Other Sports Threads

NBA Hall of Famer and Utah Jazz owner hopped on Threads with a throwback picture in a training room.


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Former NBA player and analyst Richard Jefferson arrived in Las Vegas on Thursday.

He sarcastically asked why there were so many basketball players at the location of the NBA’s Summer League.


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The NBA joined Threads with a video of the reiging NBA Finals MVP Nikola Jokic taking Jamal Murray for a swim.


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The NFL joked about the new platform by comparing the number of social media accounts they have to Tom Brady’s championship rings.


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Chandler Holt is a Digital Sports Producer for, specializing in all things basketball and football. Follow Chandler on Twitter at @ChandlerHoltKSL.

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