Lakers owner Jenny Buss responded to the hack on Twitter, via the team’s official account.

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The Los Angeles Lakers may be going through a tough time, but team owner Jenny Buss isn’t resorting to actually selling PlayStation 5s to support her team. Buss’s Twitter account was hacked this week and the hackers posted that she was selling three video game consoles to donate all the money to charity.

The suspect tweet stated that those who purchased one through his direct messages would also receive Lakers tickets. A few hours after the initial tweet, “Bus” said there was only one game console left and that the person who bought it would be going out to have a private lunch with the Lakers family. As expected, none of this was true and he soon clarified the situation.

“Lakers fans, my Twitter account has been hacked,” that’s it Tweeted via the Lakers’ official account on Tuesday. “Please do not engage with him or send any money. These are not legitimate offers. Lakers will notify you when I am back in control of my account.”

As usual, a few Twitter users decided to have a little fun with the situation and connect with the scandal in hopes of affecting the future of the franchise or trying to negotiate a better deal for their money. . When they arrived, “Bus” asked them to send $540 to his assistant via a Gmail account.

As of Tuesday, Buss has 427,000 followers on his Twitter account. That’s a big audience, so hopefully no one was actually duped by the PS5 scandal. Unfortunately, he is not the only person in the NBA world who has ever been hacked.

Last year, one of the most notable was Phoenix Suns point guard Chris Paul. Looked at his account More than 30 tweets Which didn’t actually come from him. Even worse, in 2020, the Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo’s Twitter accountPhones, email and bank accounts were hacked.

If anything, this week’s bus crash served as a reminder to create strong passwords, and never buy a PS5 from Twitter.