Updated: January 4, 2013, 6:16 pm ET
Kobe joins Twitter, gets tons of followers
by Jesse Yomtov, USA TODAY Sports
For someone who loves attention as much as Kobe Bryant, it’s difficult to believe that the self-proclaimed “Black Mamba” wasn’t on Twitter.
That is, until Friday.
Bryant got his account (@KobeBryant) verified and at 12:13 p.m. ET, he tweeted: “The antisocial has become social #mambatweets”
Within hours, Bryant was well over 250,000 followers and that lone tweet had more than 32,000 retweets.
He’s yet to tweet anything else or update his avatar beyond a Twitter bird, so stay tuned for more Mamba-isms.
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