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Last night, the NBA season kicked off with its highest rated season opener in years: Celtics vs. Heat. Needless to say, by losing their first game LeBron and the "Superfriends" didn't manage to live up to the lofty expectations bestowed on them by an eager press corps. The aftermath, however, made for some entertaining tweets. Oh, by the way, there's also that election next Tuesday.

Heat coach Erik Spoelstra's
days may be numbered

Breaking news: Pat Riley just got on my Acela train bound for Philly. He's carrying 2 fishing poles, a revolver and a canoe.less than a minute ago via ƜberTwitter

ESPN LA sportswriter Arash Markazi couldn't resist

Wait, why are they giving out championship rings in Los Angeles tonight? I thought they were doing that before the Miami Heat game.less than a minute ago via web

We know it hurts, alter ego LeBron

I HAD A GREAT GAME LAST NIGHT.less than a minute ago via Twitter for iPhone

Are you sure you know what you're in for, Larry King?

Hey @RONARTESTCOM - don't forget to bring your Lakers Championship ring to the show tonight. I'd like to try it on..less than a minute ago via web

We're mourning him also, Melo

R.I.P to Paul The Octopus. That was my homie.less than a minute ago via Who Say

Chris Lehmann is heading down to Kentucky

Feeling some twinges in my lower back; off to stomp a couple heads, on chiropractor's adviceless than a minute ago via web

Delrayser notes another dire blow to Democrats

Can't wait for the Politico analysis of why their email system going down is bad for Obama.less than a minute ago via web

Only six days to go...

Man, there's gonna some great "concession" speeches on Tuesday.less than a minute ago via TweetDeck

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