George Kittle, Trey Lance and other 49ers players weren’t shy about displaying their support for their Bay Area friends, the Warriors, in a crucial NBA playoff game.
#BayAreaUnite has become quite the trend in Northern California, especially when one of the region’s teams is battling it out during the postseason.
The San Francisco 49ers sure found this out last January when they made it all the way to the NFC Championship game, receiving all kinds of support from all those other Bay Area teams from different leagues.
So, it’s only natural for the Niners to return the favor, right?
The Golden State Warriors are mixed up in a tough series in the Western Conference Semifinals against the Memphis Grizzlies. And in Game 4, the Dubs certainly needed all the help they could get.
George Kittle, Trey Lance and other 49ers attend Game 4 of Warriors vs. Grizzlies
Kittle frequently makes his way to other sporting events, including attending many a Nashville Predators game in Nashville where he lives during the offseason.
Going from the NHL to the NBA, though, Kittle didn’t turn away the opportunity to join Lance, fellow tight end Ross Dwelley and quarterback Nate Sudfeld for Game 4 of the conference semifinals at Chase Center between Golden State and Memphis:
Leave it to Kittle to pump up the crowd, too. Would you expect anything else?
Perhaps the Warriors needed these 49ers stars in attendance. The Grizzlies led for almost the entirety of the game, only to watch superstar guard Stephen Curry take over in the final minutes en route to a crucial 101-98 victory.
It appears all of Kittle’s cheers surely helped.
At any rate, it’s always great to see Bay Area teams support each other, and one can only hope Curry and Co. (even though he’s a Carolina Panthers fan) wind up giving the Niners some love when they get into the playoffs this season.