THE TOP 10 NBA PLAYERS ON SOCIAL MEDIA
Do you know approximately how many fans or followers of the famous basketball player in the NBA? To be sure, of course, there were not a little. In fact, NBA LA Clippers, Blake Griffin, able to attract the attention of fans on Facebook numbering half of the citizens of Singapore.
That’s just Blake Griffin, how about the other famous players like Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryan and also Lebron James?
Here are the top 10 NBA players with the most followers on Facebook and Twitter.
10. Allen Iverson
The answer, which is the nickname of a famous Philadelphia 76ers point guard who was born on June 7, 1975. His name started sticking when Allen Iverson was successfully elected as the NBA Rookie of the Year in 1997 and became the most valuable player in 2001.
Prominence in the world of basketball finally put AI in order to top 10 in the following of most NBA Players on social media on Facebook totaled 1,820,450 fans. Allen also has an official Twitter account @alleniverson. The number of followers is 824,000, unfortunately, he’s not always update his twitter.
9. Dirk Nowitzki
The player from Germany who joined the Dallas Mavericks has a pretty amazing achievement in the world of NBA. Dirk is one of the MVP finalists in 2011 and MVP in 2007. He and his team Dallas got the NBA champions in 2011. That affect his likes on Facebook, amounting to 2,247,855 and as many as 1379, 098 Twitter followers. You can follow him @Swish41.
8. Paul Pierce
This man is born in Oakland, California. He is commonly known as “The Truth”. Pierce is an NBA player who played in the Boston Celtics and gave the victory in the NBA finals in 2008. The hard work and his love for the basketball make himself not only famous in the field, but is also listed as a player at number 8 which have of 1,590,000 on Twitter and 2,500,100 on Facebook.
7. Dwight Howard
Dwight Howard is an American basketball player who started his career at Orlando Magic until 2012 and then moved to the Houston Rockets in 2013 which previously had been in the LA Lakers for 1 year. Through his career in the world of basketball, Dwight has a number of fans on Facebook as much as 3,5 million and has 5,582,249 followers on @DwightHoward.
6. Shaquille O’Neal
The Boston Celtics player who has 2.16 meters in high has a number of fans on Facebook as much as 3,877,981 and the number of followers on Twitter to reach 7,881,545. He is an American basketball player who won the award for the NBA rookie of the year in 1993 and became the NBA Champion in 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2006.
5. Derrick Rose
This American player started his career at the Chicago Bulls from 2008 to the present. Derrick Rose won the Most Valuable Player in 2011 and became Rookie of the Year in 2009. His career is soaring turned out to be coupled with the number of fans on Facebook that reached 7,532,539.
4. Dwyane Wade
Dwyane Wade has a large number of fans on social media. The number of fans on Facebook reached 8,853,968. Although Dwayne has a lot of fans, unfortunately, He do not have a Twitter account.
3. Lebron James
Now, we’ve arrived at the top third NBA player with the highest number of fans of social media! Lebron James or also known as “King James” was able to collect 17,846,504 fans on Twitter. HisFacebook also has a number of followers reached more than 10 M. The Twitter account @KingJames always updated with the latest news.
2. Kobe Bryant
Kobe Bryant or known as ‘Black Mamba’ is in the second position among the other NBA Players. This man was born in America on August 23, 1978. Started his career debut at the LA Lakers until now.
Kobe’s career is worthy of wielding thumb because he managed through a 5-time NBA Champion, NBA Most Valuable Player and a series of other achievements. No wonder his name sticking out both in the field and in social media like facebook and twitter. He has 16,885,531 Facebook fans and 6,000,214 Twitter followers. You can follow his Twitter @kobebryant.
1. Michael Jordan
Last but not least, the number one is Michael Jordan. What can we say about him? He is a legend. Although he has retired in playing basketball, but his skill in playing basketball really made an impression in the hearts of basketball fans. The proof is, Jordan can be at the top of the list.
Although Jordan did not have a Twitter account, but his fans were able to beat the other NBA players with a number that is quite fantastic. Fans of his Facebook account reach 25 million.