Oklahoma City Thunder players tweet, Instagram support for tornado victims

Oklahoma City Thunder players have taken to their social media accounts to show their support in the wake of a devastating tornado that ripped through the suburbs of Oklahoma City.

The tornado was estimated to be at least a half-mile wide, and The National Weather Service issued initial findings that the tornado was an EF-4, the second most powerful type of twister.

The current confirmed death toll is at 24, reports NBC News.com.  Officials say the death toll may rise as cleanup begins.

The NBA stars tweeted and posted encouraging messages to their Instagram accounts.

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