Twitter said the three most-tweeted moments of the night were:
- The New York Knicks draft Kevin Knox with the ninth overall selection.
- The Cleveland Cavaliers choose Collin Sexton at No. 8.
- The Atlanta Hawks trade No. 5 pick Trae Young and a protected first-round pick in the 2019 NBA Draft to the Dallas Mavericks for No. 3 pick Luka Dončić.
The most-tweeted-about players were:
- Michael Porter Jr.
- Deandre Ayton
And some of the most retweeted NBA Draft-related tweets were: