trade deadline, turning it into record traffic for the site.
Set new monthly record for both page views and unique visitors:
- February marked a new monthly high in page views, breaking the previous record by 104% (previous record from November, 2012)
- February marked a new monthly high in unique visitors, breaking the previous record by 24%
(previous record from July, 2012)
Set new daily traffic records:
- Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013 marked a new daily high in unique visitors, breaking the previous record on September 22, 2011 by 34%
- Two of the three highest page view days in site history were Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013 and Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013
FOX Sports Ohio owned the conversation both before and after
the NBA trade deadline by highlighting:
Sam Amico's scoop that Kobe Bryant was willing to go along with a trade of Dwight Howard brought over a half-million interested readers from around the country.