Popular twitter accounts in the Sports category

 
NBA (@NBA)
News and notes directly from the National Basketball Association.
Joined twitter: February 2nd, 2009
Web: http://t.co/Crqjy8wfGY
9,299,521
followers
1,200
following
63,074
updates
 
James Harden (@JHarden13)
NBA Player for the Houston Rockets.
Joined twitter: June 26th, 2009
Web: http://t.co/TXsKU6Q1r1
1,794,535
followers
281
following
12,320
updates
 
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (@kaj33)
NBA's All-Time Leading Scorer New York Times best-selling author
Location: Los Angeles
Joined twitter: May 5th, 2009
Web: http://t.co/PGkonXVKCy
1,530,107
followers
232
following
2,662
updates
 
Jalen Rose (@JalenRose)
Founder @JRLADetroit • ABC NBA Countdown • ESPN College GameDay • Rose Report Podcast • My book will be on shelves in 2014 • Psalm 23:8
Location: Detroit Rock City
Joined twitter: January 12th, 2009
Web: http://t.co/X4X88PD72F
1,210,664
followers
495
following
27,453
updates
 
Venus Williams (@Venuseswilliams)
Tennis player, big sister, grown up girl. Double Tap!
Location: Palm Beach Gardens, Fl
Joined twitter: June 25th, 2009
Web: http://t.co/JD9Mfyt5xJ
1,073,722
followers
221
following
3,890
updates
 
NBA TV (@NBATV)
NBA TV is a part of NBA Digital, jointly managed by the NBA and Turner Sports.
Location: USA
Joined twitter: March 19th, 2009
Web: http://t.co/m5WauVC2pX
1,022,074
followers
700
following
12,873
updates
 
Nike Basketball (@nikebasketball)
Here to inspire all basketball players and fans.
Location: Beaverton, Oregon
Joined twitter: May 9th, 2007
Web: http://t.co/jEVBP7QCAJ
1,012,857
followers
312
following
30,332
updates
 
Gustavo Kuerten (@gugakuerten)
Tenista/ Tennis player
Joined twitter: March 10th, 2009
Web: http://t.co/5XmlLGkctJ
981,962
followers
100
following
2,566
updates
 
Amar'e Stoudemire (@Amareisreal)
Official page of New York Knicks Amar'e Stoudemire - Pro Basketball Player, Actor, Author, Producer, & Philanthropist.
Location: Stat-o-sphere
Joined twitter: March 18th, 2009
Web: http://t.co/y7ks6mBxlV
991,241
followers
14
following
3,423
updates
 
NBA New York Knicks (@nyknicks)
Official Twitter account of the New York Knicks.
Location: New York, NY
Joined twitter: February 6th, 2009
Web: http://t.co/6uO9dXSPgR
856,501
followers
671
following
22,281
updates
 
Chris Broussard (@Chris_Broussard)
ESPN Sportswriter, covering the NBA
Joined twitter: May 23rd, 2009
774,286
followers
292
following
2,914
updates
 
Ske-City Marketing (@SkeCityMktg)
(Owner @Joshuwa231) | Social Marketing Management for #Businesses #Celebrities #Musicians #NFL & #NBA Players! (Call/Text: 231-327-1665)
Location: SkeCityMarketing@gmail.com
Joined twitter: November 18th, 2009
Web: https://t.co/XD0J6e0i1H
732,078
followers
29,309
following
67,745
updates
 
NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT)
The home of Inside the NBA and TNT OT.
Location: Atlanta, GA
Joined twitter: February 27th, 2009
Web: http://t.co/9F5R91N2Wt
620,539
followers
409
following
4,796
updates
 
Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA)
Cover the NBA for Yahoo Sports
Location: Butler Gym, 14778
Joined twitter: June 24th, 2009
Web: http://t.co/NcIcEClxCm
547,119
followers
257
following
6,835
updates
 
Ric Bucher (@RicBucher)
95.7 The Game radio host, Bleacher Report NBA columnist, Comcast/NBC NBA analyst and sideline reporter.
Location: Some place nice
Joined twitter: May 15th, 2009
Web: http://t.co/KjmoiW9vKi
476,679
followers
484
following
3,802
updates
 
NBA 2K 2K14 (@NBA2K)
ESRB Rating: EVERYONE. NBA 2K14 Available 10/1/2013 on PlayStation 3/XBOX 360, Available at Launch on PlayStation 4 & XBOX One- http://t.co/D7y8YbnDD1
Location: Novato, CA
Joined twitter: July 23rd, 2008
Web: http://t.co/SOCicZCiJG
407,798
followers
2,959
following
5,534
updates
 
Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine)
NBA reporter/correspondent for @ESPN. @ESPNSoccerToday co-host. USA's No. 1 @MCFC fan. Bleeds @CSUF orange & blue. VERY proud father of two Greenhill Hornets
Location: Dallas, Texas
Joined twitter: June 18th, 2009
Web: http://t.co/f7mRGzaBAC
356,200
followers
1,824
following
10,091
updates
 
Johan Petro (@Frenchi27)
Pro basketball player, forward/center, New jersey Nets
Location: ATL
Joined twitter: April 12th, 2009
Web: http://www.johanpetro27.com
325,542
followers
173
following
577
updates
 
Roel van Velzen (@VanVelzenMusic)
Singer, Husband, Songwriter, Father, Happy camper, Son & Realist with NBA ambitions.
Location: These are the blessed days.
Joined twitter: June 8th, 2009
Web: http://t.co/p61T9Nvizv
328,221
followers
245
following
4,290
updates
 
Andy Katz (@ESPNAndyKatz)
http://t.co/Jl58YAZAMy senior writer; ESPN's CBB, NBA draft, NCAA reporter, host of ESPNU's Katz Korner, The Experts, a backup host for Outside the Lines.
Location: Connecticut
Joined twitter: October 29th, 2009
Web: http://t.co/kA9oGvClhB
321,017
followers
425
following
15,889
updates
 
Chad Ford (@chadfordinsider)
ESPN NBA Insider
Location: Hawaii
Joined twitter: July 10th, 2009
Web: http://t.co/IFjRuNoW06
251,755
followers
207
following
5,632
updates
 
Ernie Johnson (@TurnerSportsEJ)
Who I am: Husband, Father of 6 What I do: Sportscaster: NBA, MLB, March Madness, PGA Championship. Bottom Line: Trust God...Period
Location: ÜT: 33.785743,-84.393328
Joined twitter: April 6th, 2009
230,785
followers
53
following
2,485
updates
 
Charlie Villanueva (@CV31)
Charlie V. was born Aug 24, 1984 in Queens, NYC; a Hispanic basketball player for the Detroit Pistons; drafted 7th in the 2005 NBA Draft by the Toronto Raptors.
Location: Detroit, MI
Joined twitter: March 3rd, 2009
Web: http://t.co/eIXzXp2nxB
209,041
followers
538
following
5,659
updates
 
MN Timberwolves (@MNTimberwolves)
The official Twitter for the NBA's Minnesota Timberwolves. #WolvesUnited #WolvesAreComing
Location: Target Center
Joined twitter: February 5th, 2009
Web: http://t.co/QWnNDenXYX
221,376
followers
544
following
18,928
updates
 
Antoni Daimiel (@ADaimiel)
Periodista. Pienso mal y acierto. Comentarista Cuatro y Canal+ / NBA Games color commentator Canal+ Tv (Spain). Q se busquen a otro q se acueste más temprano.
Joined twitter: April 28th, 2009
Web: http://t.co/jOHhTwCj9u
215,242
followers
1,028
following
30,077
updates
 
New Orleans Pelicans (@PelicansNBA)
The Official Twitter Feed of the New Orleans Pelicans. #NOLAPelicans
Location: New Orleans
Joined twitter: March 17th, 2009
Web: http://t.co/daL5AeRemq
212,875
followers
105
following
18,037
updates
 
Dennis Rodman (@dennisrodman)
NBA Hall of Famer and always just being me.
Joined twitter: April 23rd, 2009
Web: http://t.co/B3PTzkXAYY
206,012
followers
77
following
1,925
updates
 
Cielx (シエルックス) (@cielx)
ニコ生放送で生主やってます。 音楽馬鹿。映画・珈琲・煙草・NBA・UFC・MMA 楽しくニコ生及びTwitterで皆様と絡めたら幸いです。 http://t.co/KB5IFGdPLN http://t.co/AVekCFiTXf
Location: 東京都品川区
Joined twitter: August 2nd, 2009
Web: http://t.co/Kbq5qlAjF4
207,589
followers
227,580
following
32,220
updates
 
NBA D-League (@nbadleague)
As the official minor league of the @NBA, we are the home of NBA prospects. Watch live games and highlights on our YouTube channel: http://t.co/LPibe1GAjB
Joined twitter: October 20th, 2008
Web: http://t.co/MqkJgvKosu
204,523
followers
962
following
10,445
updates
 
Space (@canalspace)
Películas, series, la NBA y grandes eventos del boxeo.
Location: América Latina
Joined twitter: August 3rd, 2009
Web: http://t.co/AZJiHsHKl5
195,355
followers
340
following
40,291
updates
 
Milwaukee Bucks (@Bucks)
Official Twitter for the Milwaukee #Bucks, NBA Franchise. Tweets before, during, after games and everywhere in between.
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Joined twitter: August 19th, 2008
Web: http://t.co/vAZsv4q1yf
196,145
followers
5,005
following
43,941
updates
 
Rick Fox (@Rickafox)
3X NBA Champion/Producer/Actor/Dancer
Location: Los Angeles. CA
Joined twitter: March 3rd, 2009
Web: http://t.co/FreQqtCDg1
191,368
followers
902
following
8,148
updates
 
Charlotte Bobcats (@bobcats)
The Official Twitter of the NBA's Charlotte Bobcats
Location: Charlotte, NC
Joined twitter: February 19th, 2009
Web: http://t.co/u6u17jPF
183,331
followers
765
following
13,842
updates
 
Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo)
NBA writer for Yahoo! Sports. Co-producer of documentary Katrina Cop In The Superdome. Chair of the NABJ Sports Task Force.
Location: San Francisco Bay Area
Joined twitter: March 30th, 2009
Web: http://t.co/yCutgrA0oU
182,071
followers
733
following
9,087
updates
 
InsideHoops.com (@InsideHoops)
NBA basketball news site INSIDE HOOPS. Breaking NBA news, rumors, draft info, FULL COVERAGE of pro basketball from NBA experts. WORLD FAMOUS top source. FOLLOW!
Location: NYC, NBA Basketball World
Joined twitter: May 1st, 2008
Web: http://t.co/Zm5pokEACw
173,056
followers
56,883
following
25,828
updates
 
Joshuwa Roomsburg (@Joshuwa231)
(Owner of Ske-City Marketing) | Social Marketing Agent for #Businesses #Celebrities #Musicians #NFL & #NBA Players! (Call/Text: 231-327-1665)
Location: SkeCityMarketing@gmail.com
Joined twitter: March 31st, 2010
Web: http://t.co/nJeI4bjH6H
156,455
followers
669
following
10,834
updates
 
HoopsHype (@hoopshype)
The Bible of the NBA, or so they say. Editor Jorge Sierra is the tweeter-in-chief here. You can contact me at jsierra@hoopshype.com.
Joined twitter: February 9th, 2009
Web: http://t.co/FrkwZpGTZx
141,559
followers
3,115
following
29,597
updates
 
NBPA (@TheNBPA)
The union for NBA players.
Location: New York, NY
Joined twitter: February 23rd, 2010
Web: http://t.co/B3NJ0Ucj2P
137,114
followers
1,783
following
13,969
updates
 
Andrea Petkovic (@andreapetkovic)
Tennis Player
Joined twitter: August 7th, 2009
Web: http://t.co/q7tWLcLJ8V
112,984
followers
159
following
2,653
updates
 
Zach Lowe (@ZachLowe_NBA)
Location: NYC
Joined twitter: March 9th, 2009
Web: http://t.co/12qHaIhQOi
129,018
followers
821
following
34,320
updates
 
Hamed Haddadi (@HamedHaddadi15)
NBA center. Iranian national team . FIBA asia champion. Olympian. i love kids :)) from ahvaz, iran.
Location: chengdu, sichuan (china)
Joined twitter: August 1st, 2009
Web: http://t.co/FE6clvyzqv
129,114
followers
627
following
1,257
updates
 
Incarcerated Bob IBN (@incarceratedbob)
Incarcerated Bob Breaking Sports News & Picking Winners! #Handicapper #NFL #NHL #NBA #IBN #FantasySports Beast! Entourage of Haters ' #Thinkonit Hit Link
Location: Incarceratedbob@gmail.com
Joined twitter: May 8th, 2009
Web: http://t.co/zGMqNHU60k
128,537
followers
6,725
following
66,625
updates
 
Alvaro Martin (@AlvaroNBAMartin)
Entering third decade as an ESPN NBA announcer / Tercera decada como relator de NBA en ESPN
Location: USA / EEUU
Joined twitter: June 19th, 2009
121,497
followers
104
following
13,824
updates
 
Pierre McGee (@JaValeMcGee34)
Pierre=Alter Ego 6th year in NBA for the Denver Nuggets Innovator of the self RT and of the finger stache! IG:JaValeMcGee_34 #JUGLIFE
Location: ON A QUADRICORN
Joined twitter: March 17th, 2009
121,631
followers
616
following
7,954
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Thabo Sefolosha (@ThaboSefolosha)
1st Swiss-NBA Player drafted in 2006. Tweets from Thabo's Team are signed - #TeamThabo. http://t.co/vXWgKoimNi
Location: Switzerland
Joined twitter: March 19th, 2009
Web: http://t.co/up7J92CqjX
119,826
followers
127
following
876
updates
 
Isaiah Thomas (@Isaiah_Thomas2)
Proud Father! If all I'm remembered for is being a good basketball player, then I've done a bad job with the rest of my life. 'The Marathon Continues'
Location: Tacoma, Wa
Joined twitter: September 8th, 2009
Web: http://t.co/t8X7geN17f
113,979
followers
1,955
following
18,724
updates
 
Tommy Haas (@TommyHaas13)
Father and still Tennis player :)
Location: Bradenton-LA
Joined twitter: June 7th, 2010
Web: http://t.co/0cSEH7PciI
105,778
followers
103
following
553
updates
 
Edward James Olmos (@edwardjolmos)
Had I followed my first love, I'd have been a professional baseball player, but a friend told me some one with a flair for the dramatic, should consider acting.
Location: Los Angeles
Joined twitter: April 19th, 2009
Web: http://t.co/95NV1eGcLY
105,945
followers
105,378
following
4,207
updates
 
Eric Maynor (@EMaynor3)
Pro Basketball player for the Washington Wizards
Location: ÜT: 40.763156,-73.97027
Joined twitter: May 20th, 2009
101,778
followers
3,200
following
20,706
updates
 
MLBPA (@MLB_PLAYERS)
The Major League Baseball Players Association.
Location: New York City
Joined twitter: May 14th, 2009
Web: http://t.co/IgCIKvFm5N
98,768
followers
983
following
1,155
updates