The Essential NBA Twitter List

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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

Ken Berger: CBS Sports

Henry Abbot: ESPN’s True Hoop

Marc Stein: ESPN

Chris Mannix: Sports Illustrated

Kelly Dwyer: Ball Don’t Lie / Yahoo! Sports

Bill Simmons: ESPN / Grantland

Eric Freeman: Ball Don’t Lie / Yahoo! Sports

Sam Amick: Sports Illustrated

Chris Tomasson: Fox Sports

Alex Kennedy: Hoopsworld

Chris Sheridan: SheridanHoops

Tom Ziller: SBNation

Lang Whitaker: Slam Online

Howard Beck: New York Times

David Aldridge: TNT

Marc Spears: Yahoo! Sports

Holly MacKenzie: Hoop

Trey Kirby: The Basketball Jones

Michael O’Brien: The Fake Basketball

Zach Harper: ESPN

Sekou Smith: NBA

Mike Prada: SBNation

Marcel Mutoni: Slam Online

J.E. Skeets: The Basketball Jones