HoopsHype Twitter follows - Media

by HoopsHype - Updated: February 05, 2015

NBA players combine for millions of followers on Twitter, but who do they follow? Well, mostly other NBA players and, to a lesser extent, artists – with comedian Kevin Hart collecting even more NBA followers than MVP LeBron James.

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1. SportsCenter @SportsCenter Followed by 142 NBA players Media
All things sports, all the time. Nominate top plays using #SCtop10. *If you send us a tweet, you consent to letting ESPN use and showcase it in any media*
Twitter: @SportsCenter
2. NBA on ESPN @ESPNNBA Followed by 124 NBA players Media
“It is a ballet, a graceful sweep and flow of patterned movement, counterpoised by daring and imaginative flights of solitary brilliance.” – Dr. Jack Ramsay
Twitter: @ESPNNBA
3. SLAM Magazine @SLAMonline Followed by 121 NBA players Media
The official Twitter of SLAM Magazine and http://t.co/Xgr5T836iQ, your home for hoops. If you send us a tweet, you consent to us using it online and in print.
Twitter: @SLAMonline
4. HoopsHype @hoopshype Followed by 114 NBA players Media
The Bible of the NBA, or so they say. Jorge Sierra is the tweeter-in-chief here. You can contact me at jsierra@hoopshype.com.
Twitter: @hoopshype
5. ESPN @espn Followed by 109 NBA players Media
We talk about sports, sports, and well ... sports. #DDFieldPass Rules - http://t.co/4syP3tCXvG
Twitter: @espn
6. NBA TV @NBATV Followed by 94 NBA players Media
All NBA, all the time.
Twitter: @NBATV
7. NBA on TNT @NBAonTNT Followed by 92 NBA players Media
HOME of Inside the NBA and TNT OT.
Twitter: @NBAonTNT
8. Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA Followed by 80 NBA players Media
NBA Insider for Yahoo Sports online and Fox Sports 1 on TV.
Twitter: @WojYahooNBA
9. Stephen A Smith @stephenasmith Followed by 77 NBA players Media
The real Stephen A. Smith. Check me out at http://t.co/4z0WVdorqa and http://t.co/verhexSZXF
Twitter: @stephenasmith
9. Chris Broussard @Chris_Broussard Followed by 77 NBA players Media
ESPN Sportswriter motivational/inspirational speaker
Twitter: @Chris_Broussard
9. Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine Followed by 77 NBA players Media
NBA reporter for @ESPN. @ESPNSoccerToday co-host. USA's No. 1 @MCFC fan. Bleeds @CSUF orange & blue as well as #ETHS blue & gold. Most of all proudest dad EVER
Twitter: @ESPNSteinLine
12. David Aldridge @daldridgetnt Followed by 72 NBA players Media
I talk. I write. I listen. And the views I express are mine and not anyone I work for (c 2015, World Glomulous Toys, Inc.).
Twitter: @daldridgetnt
13. Skip Bayless @RealSkipBayless Followed by 66 NBA players Media
Daily sports truth and the hottest sports debate on TV, 10 a.m. Eastern, ESPN2. Maybe not what you want to hear, but need to hear.
Twitter: @RealSkipBayless
14. Dick Vitale @DickieV Followed by 63 NBA players Media
Dickie V is a longtime college basketball analyst with ESPN.
Twitter: @DickieV
15. Jay Bilas @JayBilas Followed by 61 NBA players Media
ESPN Analyst, attorney Moore and Van Allen, PLLC. President, Hair Club for Men. All opinions expressed here are mine, and should be adopted by you immediately.
Twitter: @JayBilas
16. InsideHoops @InsideHoops Followed by 60 NBA players Media

NBA basketball news site INSIDE HOOPS. Breaking NBA news, hot rumors, All-Star game, weekend and party info. WORLD-FAMOUS. Trusted. A pro basketball MUST-FOLLOW

Twitter: @InsideHoops
17. Ballislife.com @Ballislife Followed by 57 NBA players Media
BALLISLIFE - Follow the movement! http://t.co/j5JzdWZ5
Twitter: @Ballislife
18. Forbes @Forbes Followed by 55 NBA players Media
Official Twitter account of http://t.co/iVGiXAHX, homepage for the world's business leaders.
Twitter: @Forbes
19. Dime Magazine @DimeMag Followed by 53 NBA players Media
OFFICIAL account of Dime Magazine...The Game. The Player. The Life.
Twitter: @DimeMag
20. Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo Followed by 51 NBA players Media
NBA writer for Yahoo Sports. Co-producer of documentary Katrina Cop In The Superdome. Chair of the NABJ Sports Task Force.NBA insider for KNBR Radio in Bay Area
Twitter: @SpearsNBAYahoo
21. Erin Andrews @ErinAndrews Followed by 49 NBA players Media
Fox Sports Broadcaster & Dancing with the Stars Co-Host
Twitter: @ErinAndrews
21. Nice Kicks @nicekicks Followed by 49 NBA players Media
The premier spot for sneaker news, info, & history.
Twitter: @nicekicks
23. Bleacher Report @BleacherReport Followed by 47 NBA players Media
Twitter: @BleacherReport
24. CNN Breaking News @cnnbrk Followed by 46 NBA players Media
Breaking news from reporters and editors on the CNN Digital news team. Now 23M strong. Check @cnn for all things CNN, breaking and more.
Twitter: @cnnbrk
25. CNN @CNN Followed by 45 NBA players Media
It’s our job to #GoThere and tell the most difficult stories. Come with us!
Twitter: @CNN
26. Ric Bucher @RicBucher Followed by 44 NBA players Media
Bleacher Report (Sirius 93/XM 208) and NBA (Sirius 207/XM 86) radio host, B/R senior writer and video analyst, occasional NBA sideline reporter.
Twitter: @RicBucher
27. Alex Kennedy @AlexKennedyNBA Followed by 40 NBA players Media
Editor/Writer for Basketball Insiders. akennedy@basketballinsiders.com
Twitter: @AlexKennedyNBA
28. Big Tigger @BigTiggerShow Followed by 39 NBA players Media
Emmy Award Winner - IG: @BigTiggerShow - V103 Mon-Fri 2-6pm - Official DJ @ATLHawks #COREDJS #MonsterDJ #BTRadio - Bookings: booking@bigtigger.com #RapCity4Life
Twitter: @BigTiggerShow
28. Sole Collector @SoleCollector Followed by 39 NBA players Media

The world's leading sneaker magazine. Follow for daily features, news updates, analysis and industry thoughts.

Twitter: @SoleCollector
28. Lance Fresh @LanceFresh Followed by 39 NBA players Media

I influence the influencers. @BleacherReport @NBAonTNT @NBATV #NBAstyle Host of #TheLife

Twitter: @LanceFresh
28. Michael Wilbon @RealMikeWilbon Followed by 39 NBA players Media
Co-Host of Pardon The Interruption, ABC/ESPN NBA Analyst, & columnist for http://t.co/Zyx6hATXTe & ESPN Chicago
Twitter: @RealMikeWilbon
28. Jim Rome @jimrome Followed by 39 NBA players Media
http://t.co/aNMFqakoE7
Twitter: @jimrome
33. Jeff Goodman @GoodmanESPN Followed by 38 NBA players Media
ESPN Basketball Insider -- cover hoops at all levels. E-mail me at goodmanespn@gmail.com with any tips, complaints, suggestions.
Twitter: @GoodmanESPN
33. Chris Palmer @ChrisPalmerNBA Followed by 38 NBA players Media
NBA
Twitter: @ChrisPalmerNBA
35. SportsNation @SportsNation Followed by 37 NBA players Media
SportsNation is your show. Share your opinions, jokes, criticisms, videos and links with us and we'll do our best to get them on TV. ESPN2 12PM PST/3PM EST.
Twitter: @SportsNation
35. GQ Magazine @GQMagazine Followed by 37 NBA players Media
Look Sharp + Live Smart.
Twitter: @GQMagazine
35. Jay Harris @JayHarrisESPN Followed by 37 NBA players Media

ESPN SportsCenter Anchor, http://t.co/TWEGD3p83q, https://t.co/tv0VWF0WZ0

Twitter: @JayHarrisESPN
35. J.A. Adande @jadande Followed by 37 NBA players Media
http://t.co/3pm49EZv2V writer/Around The Horn panelist/ESPN reporter/USC professor/occasional piano player
Twitter: @jadande
35. Chad Ford @chadfordinsider Followed by 37 NBA players Media
ESPN NBA Insider
Twitter: @chadfordinsider
40. ESPN First Take @ESPN_FirstTake Followed by 36 NBA players Media
The official Twitter Page for @ESPN_FirstTake 10A-2P ET on ESPN2 w/ @CariChampion, @realskipbayless & @stephenasmith.
Twitter: @ESPN_FirstTake
41. TMZ @TMZ Followed by 35 NBA players Media
TMZ has consistently been credited for breaking the biggest stories dominating the entertainment news landscape and changing the way the public gets their news.
Twitter: @TMZ
42. Rachel Nichols @Rachel__Nichols Followed by 34 NBA players Media
CNN Sports Anchor, Sideline reporter for NBA on TNT, MLB on TBS & the NCAA Tournament
Twitter: @Rachel__Nichols
43. NBA Legion @MySportsLegion Followed by 32 NBA players Media

Featured on @ESPN, @SInow, @CBSSports @FOXSports, @WashingtonPost among others. Follow for your latest breaking news, updates and rumors in the NBA.

Twitter: @MySportsLegion
43. Bill Simmons @BillSimmons Followed by 32 NBA players Media
Grantland boss + columnist, @30for30 co-creator, Grantland Basketball Hour host, BS Report host, author of http://t.co/MGP3udcK. Facebook: http://t.co/PEczRi3i
Twitter: @BillSimmons
45. Stuart Scott @StuartScott Followed by 31 NBA players Media
I'm blessed..job i love..invaluable family and friends..love playing sports..and most importantly..2 GREAT daughters..being a dad is the best..no close 2nd.
Twitter: @StuartScott
45. RealGM @RealGM Followed by 31 NBA players Media
From the front offices of NBA teams to basketball courts around the world.
Twitter: @RealGM
45. Kristen Ledlow @KristenLedlow Followed by 31 NBA players Media

What if Michael Jordan had quit? He would've never made Space Jam. And I love Space Jam.

Twitter: @KristenLedlow
48. Mark Jones @MarkJonesESPN Followed by 29 NBA players Media

Husband,Dad,Son,Sportscaster for ESPN and a bonafide,certified,qualified sports enthusiast.Never settle for average.Proud American

Twitter: @MarkJonesESPN
49. Rocsi Diaz @rocsidiaz Followed by 28 NBA players Media

EMMY Award Winning Television Host. I only mean well and have the best intentions... Gods Child

Twitter: @rocsidiaz
49. Beastley Boulevard @beastlyBLVD Followed by 28 NBA players Media
Fall down 7 times...............stand up 8.
Twitter: @beastlyBLVD
49. Fran Fraschilla @franfraschilla Followed by 28 NBA players Media
Fran Fraschilla is an ESPN College Basketball Analyst and former coach at Manhattan, Saint John's and New Mexico
Twitter: @franfraschilla
49. Breaking News @BreakingNews Followed by 28 NBA players Media
Get our free iOS or Android app to unlock more updates, see news near you and customize your own alerts...
Twitter: @BreakingNews
53. Hoopmixtape.com @Hoopmixtape Followed by 27 NBA players Media
Twitter: @Hoopmixtape
54. Steve Kyler @stevekylerNBA Followed by 26 NBA players Media

Steve Kyler covers the NBA and basketball for Basketball Insiders. Instagram - http://t.co/CD4Qk2ad63 and e-mail: skyler@basketballinsiders.com

Twitter: @stevekylerNBA
54. ESPN College BBall @ESPNCBB Followed by 26 NBA players Media
The Home Court of College Hoops.
Twitter: @ESPNCBB
54. Darren Rovell @darrenrovell Followed by 26 NBA players Media
ESPN Sports Business Reporter & Business Correspondent, ABC News
Twitter: @darrenrovell
54. Jonathan Givony @DraftExpress Followed by 26 NBA players Media
The #1 source for scouting information on the top prospects in the world outside of the NBA.
Twitter: @DraftExpress
58. Holly MacKenzie @stackmack Followed by 24 NBA players Media
I count Jesus Shuttlesworth jumpers rather than sheep if I can't sleep. Raptors reporter @Sportsnet, @NBA features @HOOPMag, @YahooBDL. Create. Connect. Repeat.
Twitter: @stackmack
58. The New York Times @nytimes Followed by 24 NBA players Media
Where the conversation begins. Follow for breaking news, special reports, http://t.co/u15NNuLyJH homepage links and RTs of our journalists.
Twitter: @nytimes
60. Ramona Shelburne @ramonashelburne Followed by 23 NBA players Media

Senior Writer for http://t.co/C2q2SQXUmA. Talky lady on ESPNLA 710. Stanford Rox!

Twitter: @ramonashelburne
60. Henry Abbott @TrueHoop Followed by 23 NBA players Media
http://t.co/gzlgRNomO6 NBA blogger
Twitter: @TrueHoop
60. Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter Followed by 23 NBA players Media

Father, Husband, Son, University of Michigan graduate, and NFL Insider for ESPN. http://t.co/TaDqSuzq8x.

Twitter: @AdamSchefter
60. Andy Katz @ESPNAndyKatz Followed by 23 NBA players Media
http://t.co/3pm49EZv2V senior writer; ESPN reporter, host ESPNU's Katz Korner, backup host for Outside the Lines, co-host Capital Games + CBB podcasts.
Twitter: @ESPNAndyKatz
64. Wall Street Journal @WSJ Followed by 22 NBA players Media

Breaking news and features from the WSJ. Tweets by @elanazak @allisonlichter @sarahmarshall @toddjolmstead and @carlazanoni.

Twitter: @WSJ
64. Kicks On Fire @kicksonfire Followed by 22 NBA players Media

#1 Source for Sneaker News. Download the app: http://t.co/mbTSujJ23b

Twitter: @kicksonfire
66. Grantland @Grantland33 Followed by 21 NBA players Media

The official Twitter feed for http://t.co/Q1fHgylYc6.

Twitter: @Grantland33
66. Sports Illustrated @SInow Followed by 21 NBA players Media

Breaking news, conversation and original reporting/insights on all sports. Customer service contact: @SI_Customer_Svc

Twitter: @SInow
68. Complex @ComplexMag Followed by 20 NBA players Media

Making Culture Pop.

Twitter: @ComplexMag
68. Bunk @manelo_ Followed by 20 NBA players Media
KAAAAAAAGAWA SHINJIIII !!!! SHA LA LA, SHALALALALA !!! KAAAAAGAWA SHINJIIIIII !!! SHA LA LA, SHALALALALA !!!! #Danemark2016 #Croatie2018 aussi
Twitter: @manelo_
68. Nate Jones @JonesOnTheNBA Followed by 20 NBA players Media

I am a human man. A highly complex gene survival machine. The only part you care about: I work in the business of basketball. Instagram: natetijion

Twitter: @JonesOnTheNBA
68. Ernie Johnson @TurnerSportsEJ Followed by 20 NBA players Media

Who I am: Husband, Father of 6 What I do: Sportscaster: NBA, MLB, March Madness, PGA Championship. Bottom Line: Trust God...Period

Twitter: @TurnerSportsEJ
72. SocialMediaMarketing @JaxonMarketing Followed by 19 NBA players Media

Celebrity Social Media Marketing (Jaxon Marketing Group, LLC) (JaxonMarketingGroup@gmail.com) (Call/Text: 231-327-1665)

Twitter: @JaxonMarketing
72. Zach Lowe @ZachLowe_NBA Followed by 19 NBA players Media
Twitter: @ZachLowe_NBA
72. Sekou Smith @SekouSmithNBA Followed by 19 NBA players Media

Adopted ATLien (Grand Rapids born and raised) writes and edits all things NBA for Sekou Smith's Hang Time Blog on http://t.co/5RKqnHJTR7!

Twitter: @SekouSmithNBA
72. Michelle Beadle @MichelleDBeadle Followed by 19 NBA players Media

I enjoy many cheeses and The Eric Andre Show. In that order. ESPN and HBO.

Twitter: @MichelleDBeadle