How Did NBA Stars Steph Curry, Kobe Bryant and Anthony Davis Start on Twitter?


NBA superstars such as Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors and Anthony Davis of the New Orleans Pelicans are fun to follow on Twitter for more than just basketball highlights.

Athletes are among the most-followed celebrities on social media, but everyone has to start somewhere. Just like the rest of us, these players had to pick a user name, register for an account and compose that first tweet.

In a Twitter Moment, Twitter recently surfaced the first tweets of NBA stars such as Dwyane Wade, John Wall and James Harden, as well as legendary center and funnyman Shaquille O’Neal.

Here’s a look at the Twitter debuts of some of your favorite NBA players. While some took to the platform with aplomb, others weren’t sure what to make of it at first.

Readers: Who is your favorite player to follow on Twitter?

Image courtesy of the Golden State Warriors on Facebook.

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Anthony Davis is set to sign the richest contract in NBA history




That was quick. Just one minute after NBA free agency began Wednesday, the New Orleans Pelicans and Anthony Davis agreed to a five-year max extension that will give the budding star the richest contract in NBA history

Davis, who emerged as one of the NBA’s most dominant big men last season, reportedly agreed to the extension worth roughly $ 145 million, according to ESPN. Davis can’t formally sign his contract until July 9, per league rules, but the deal is in place

The 22-year-old tweeted, “I am here to stay,” moments after the agreement Read more…

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