The Essential NBA Twitter List
The 2012-2013 NBA preseason opens this week, and with it an army of reporters, bloggers and broadcasters go to work tweeting updates, breaking news and opinions on the new season. We’ve put together our list of the must-follow NBA related twitter accounts — 25 prolific tweeters who will make sure to keep you up to date on all the comings and going this season.
Adrian Wojnarowski: Yahoo! Sports
Free agent forward D.J. White has reached agreement on a one-year deal to play for the Shanghai Sharks, source tells Y! Sports.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) September 25, 2012
Ken Berger: CBS Sports
Avery: "It's not about having the best team in New York. My PG talks about being the best team in the NBA and that's what I want for him."
— Ken Berger (@KBergNBA) October 1, 2012
Henry Abbot: ESPN’s True Hoop
LeBron James says he has always gotten stronger as the months of the NBA season pass. Wonder if that's typical. http://t.co/TJEOzC6b
— Henry Abbott (@TrueHoop) October 1, 2012
Marc Stein: ESPN
On way out to see Akognon and Co., can I interest you some NBA Power Rankings? ESPN's preseason edition: http://t.co/MrPuGp1D
— Marc Stein (@TheSteinLine) September 28, 2012
Chris Mannix: Sports Illustrated
Back on the NBA beat on Monday. Media days, scouting reports, with SI's NBA preview issue out at the end of the month. Here we go…
— Chris Mannix (@SIChrisMannix) September 29, 2012
Kelly Dwyer: Ball Don’t Lie / Yahoo! Sports
My first three posts today will be about food. Read into that what you cheese.
— Kelly Dwyer (@KDonhoops) October 2, 2012
Bill Simmons: ESPN / Grantland
New Grantland Channel clip: Arnold Schwarzenegger tells a story about Wilt Chamberlain + Andre the Giant. No, really. http://t.co/l6lbCW1Z
— Bill Simmons (@BillSimmons) September 25, 2012
Eric Freeman: Ball Don’t Lie / Yahoo! Sports
— Eric Freeman (@freemaneric) October 1, 2012
Sam Amick: Sports Illustrated
Speaking of I-told-you-sos, these 10 players are primed for big things this season. Notes on all – http://t.co/ZjAXAs2d
— Sam Amick (@sam_amick) October 1, 2012
Chris Tomasson: Fox Sports
Ray Allen claims to not be bothered by Celtics ripping him. See story at http://t.co/8LIig9KV
— Chris Tomasson (@christomasson) September 29, 2012
Alex Kennedy: Hoopsworld
— Alex Kennedy (@AlexKennedyNBA) September 30, 2012
Chris Sheridan: SheridanHoops
The Heat are privately concerned about the future of Dwyane Wade due to health issues, George Karl despises the Lakers: http://t.co/LAjT3azW
— Chris Sheridan (@sheridanhoops) October 2, 2012
Tom Ziller: SBNation
Lang Whitaker: Slam Online
— Lang Whitaker (@langwhitaker) September 27, 2012
Howard Beck: New York Times
New Brooklyn Arena Serves as a Test: Will Fans Accept Smaller Sodas? http://t.co/TAY54Iia
— Howard Beck (@HowardBeck) October 2, 2012
David Aldridge: TNT
Wizards address John Wall absence by signing free agent Jannero Pargo, per agent Mark Bartlestein.
— David Aldridge (@davidaldridgedc) October 1, 2012
Marc Spears: Yahoo! Sports
— Marc J. Spears (@MarcJSpearsESPN) October 2, 2012
Holly MacKenzie: Hoop
Training camp tomorrow. Keep jumping up and adding things to my bag. Mom just told me to calm down. Feels like first day of school. Yay.
— Holly MacKenzie (@stackmack) October 2, 2012
Trey Kirby: The Basketball Jones
— Taco Trey Kerby (@treykerby) October 1, 2012
Michael O’Brien: The Fake Basketball
I'm very excited, I just got a John Koncak reference in the post I'm working on.
— Michael O'Brien (@thenotoriousmob) October 1, 2012
Zach Harper: ESPN
"THESE PEOPLE MAKING A GAME THINK DIFFERENTLY ABOUT NBA PLAYERS THAN I DO! THEY'RE IDIOTS!"
— Zach Harper (@talkhoops) October 2, 2012
Sekou Smith: NBA
Hawks talked all day about all of their speed, athleticism and shooters today and all I kept thinking was "Golden State Warriors East."
— Sekou Smith (@SekouSmithNBA) October 1, 2012
Mike Prada: SBNation
Biggest takeaway from media day: Martell Webster likes to smile
— Mike Prada (@MikePradaSBN) October 1, 2012
Marcel Mutoni: Slam Online
J.E. Skeets: The Basketball Jones