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Basketball Bloggers have gone Twitter Crazy…Here’s proof

Anklesnap March 19, 2009 Dr. Anklesnap 29 Comments

Twitter Basketball

March 19, 2009 – Dr. Anklesnap

I’m not sure if The Hoop Doctors readers have noticed, but the social media program “Twitter” is starting to gain some steam. I mean people have gone twitter crazy, right? For those of you who haven’t heard of the program, Twitter is a social networking and micro-blogging service that enables its users to send and read other users’ updates known as tweets. Tweets are text-based posts of up to 140 bytes in length. Updates are displayed on the user’s profile page and delivered to other users who have signed up to receive them.

We all know sports bloggers are pretty early adopters of social media programs and technology. Well for those of you who follow basketball blogs, this may be even more apparent as a good percentage of them have had a “Follow me on Twitter” button somewhere on their blogs for quite some time now. But it’s not just the bloggers anymore, it’s players such as Shaq making news for his ‘tweets’, and most recently Charlie Villanueva for using twitter during halftime of an NBA game that has gotten bloggers, mainstream media, players, coaches, and agents to all take notice. Some of which are even joining twitter themselves.

I’m sort of the social media representative of The Hoop Doctors you could say (seeing as how none of the other Docs spend much time on anything besides facebook). So if you want to check out what i’m up to on twitter you can follow me @anklesnap on Twitter. You can also often find me on digg as anklesnap.

Oh yeah the title of this post does say we have proof of the Twitter ‘mania’ that has taken over the basketball blogosphere right? So here it is, the following is a list of links to the Twitter profiles of several basketball bloggers that we are following right now. We are also following a lot of other great Sports Bloggers that talk about all the sports, so if you want to follow them too, check out my list of who i’m following. If we missed a basketball blogger we should be following, please send us a link (admin@thehoopdoctors.com) to their profile and i’ll start following them and add their profile link to this list…..Start Tweeting People!

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  • http://madbuckets.blogspot.com suga shane

    we are all on it. 24/7

    twitter.com/suga_shane

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  • http://www.bustabucket.com/ Sheed

    Good work on the list!

  • http://thehoopdoctors.com/ Dr. Anklesnap

    Gotcha Shane….i’m followin’ you….look out…haha

  • http://talkhoops.net Zach Harper

    Good stuff, Dr. That’s a fine list.

  • Ryan

    What? No Hoops Addict?

    http://twitter.com/hoopsaddict

    Sniffle… Sniffle…

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  • http://www.hoopinionblog.com hoopinion

    Great work on the list. Thank you.

    Hawks bloggers…

    twitter.com/hoopinion
    twitter.com/peachtreehoops
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  • http://thehoopdoctors.com/ Dr. Anklesnap

    Ryan – my bad dawg. I didn’t know you were on twitter….following and added you to the list….

    Hoopinion – thanks for the links man. I added all three to the list.

    Let’s get our ‘twit’ on…..

  • http://www.emptythebench.com Mr. Thell

    Proud to be on the list, and adding you now.

  • http://neswsports.com Ethan Jaynes

    I would like to think of myself as an honorary NBA blogger. That is my main focus :-)
    http://Twitter.com/EthanJaynes

    Cool post AnkleSnap

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  • Youth Basketball

    Can I get some love in the insight world of basketball?

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    to plagiarize off of hoopsaddict…”sniffle…sniffle”

  • Jakob Kagel

    College Basketball 24/7 is on Twitter too

    http://www.twitter.com/collegebb247

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    Time add your buddy, no?? lol. http://twitter.com/NBAtipoff

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    You forgot everybody from http://www.projectspurs.com

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    Great post – thanks for the mention. Heading to the Q tomorrow night for Round Three, Game 1. Wish us luck. –C

  • hi

    Is this list actually being updated? It needs to have @InsideHoops added

  • http://www.netscoutsbasketball.com Chris Denker

    Good stuff man!

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