25 Twitter Accounts You Should Be Following During The NBA Finals

With the big games about to start, these are the people you’ll want to be checking in with.

(In no particular order…)

1. Dan Devine

@YourManDevine

Dan is an associate editor at Yahoo’s Ball Don’t Lie basketball blog. He tells jokes.

2. Emma Carmichael

@emmacargo

Emma is a Celtics fan, so it’s not clear whether her Finals tweets will be as great as her Heat-Celtics thoughts, but if you’ve read her at Gawker or Deadspin you know she’s hilarious.

3. J. Doug Hastings

@basquiatball

I literally know nothing about @basquiatball other than the fact that his Twitter feed is consistently hilarious and his basketball observations are pretty spot-on.

4. Bethlehem Shoals

@freedarko

Bethlehem Shoals is one of the minds behind the late, great basketball blog FreeDarko. He now writes for GQ and is one of the founders of The Classical. His feed is equal parts awesome jokes and smart basketball analysis.

5. Kelly Dwyer

@KDonHoops

No matter how he chooses to capitalize it, I will always read Kelly’s handle as K-Don-Hoops, which is really badass. Also he has smart takes on basketball and is a funny dude. He runs Ball Don’t Lie.

6. Got ‘Em Coach

@GotEm_Coach

Put simply, Got ‘Em Coach is one of the funniest people on the Internet talking about basketball. Also his photoshops are great.

7. Brian Windhorst

@WindhorstESPN

The man they call Windy is one of the best beat reporters in the game. He’s covered LeBron since he was in high school and it shows. His feed is constantly full of interesting and informative behind the scenes news. A must-follow.

8. Tom Ziller

@teamziller

SB Nation scribe (and Sactown Royalty founder), Tom Ziller is always good for surprising and interesting observations.

9. CJ Fogler

@cjzero

CJ is a GIF and screenshot connoisseur. He also knows his way around a joke and writes for SportsGrid.

10. Eric Freeman

@freemaneric

Eric writes for Ball Don’t Lie as well as The Classical. He says his feed is “nonsense,” which is true, but in the best way possible.

11. netw3k

@netw3rk

Like a few people on this list @netw3rk is something of a phantom. His real identity is unknown, but he is a Twitter genius. He’s hilarious. He’s smart. He knows basketball. He also occasionally writes for SB Nation.

12. Tas Melas

@TasMelas

Tas is one-third of the primary cast of The Basketball Jones daily podcast. He’s a funny guy and he looks like Hedo Turkoglu. He’s long-winded about puns.

13. Rembert Browne

@RembertManX

Rembert covers sports and pop-culture for Grantland. He also enjoys Lil B and hating Joe Johnson. He’ll make you laugh.

14. Jose3030

@Jose3030

Jose is a GIF maven. A GIF magnate. A GIF mogul. Among the first people to have clips and highlights on YouTube (and the dude is witty too), Jose is a must-follow.

15. J.E. Skeets

@JESkeets

J.E. is one of the co-hosts of The Basketball Jones. He makes jokes and likes photoshops. He’s also a great source of general basketball content from around the Internet, tweeting out his favorite links throughout the day.

16. Sebastian Pruiti

@SebastianPruiti

Sebastian covers basketball for Grantland. He knows the game from an X’s and O’s standpoint better than damn near anyone online.

17. David Roth

@david_j_roth

Roth writes for The Classical and BuzzFeed Sports (hey that’s us!) and he’s a generally and genuinely funny dude.

18. Zach Lowe

@ZachLowe_SI

One of the best reporters around, Zach is a great source for both behind the scenes news and solid analysis during games.

19. Trey Kerby

@TreyKerby

Trey runs The Basketball Jones blog. He loves Brad Miller, headbands, and JaVale McGee jokes.

20. Russ Bengtson

@russbengtson

Russ is the sneaker editor for Complex and the Editor In Chief Emeritus of SLAM. If he doesn’t make you laugh, at least you’ll have a “Rick Ross as an emoticon” avatar in your feed.

21. Hardwood Paroxysm

@HPBasketball

Not just a funny account, the official Twitter of Hardwood Paroxysm is a one stop shop for basketball news. Contributing to the conversation, but also retweeting many so that anyone following the account gets a full narrative of a game.

Also BuzzFeed Accounts!

23. Kevin Lincoln

@KTLincoln

24. Jack Moore (Hey That’s Me!)

@BuzzFeedJack

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