LeBron James Free Agency Saga: In Twitterland, It’s Good To Be The King

July 6th, 2010 by steve raquel Leave a reply »

Multiple media outlets have announced that NBA superstar and current free agent LeBron James has opened up an official Twitter account at @KingJames . 

While LeBron is a late adopter to Twitter, his one entry resulted in a following of more than 165,000 fans within one day.    To show you the magnitude of his power, compare his followership to the Twitter account of fellow NBA player Chris Paul , who took months to just to get to 144,000 followers.

With the use of only his thumbs, LeBron has accomplished once again the unbelievable with little effort. 

King James comes in a perfect time into Twitter due the soap opera that is his free agency. Everyone wants to know directly from the King what his edict will be and he has put himself in prime position to do it.  

As we have come to expect since it's inception, Twitter has become the de facto place where “breaking news” can occur straight from the horse’s mouth.  No more waiting for the media to be the first to report, each o ...

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