Nothing captures the essence of Twitter—at least as it relates to the NBA—more than following the players themselves.
It seems like social media rules the world these days, and the NBA is no exception to its dominion.
The advent and widespread adoption of Twitter has added a whole new dimension to following the NBA. There's more personal access to players, teams, personalities and media members than ever before.
Follow the right group of people, and you'll never be out of the loop on anything related to the Association. You can get links to every must-see highlight play minutes after they happen. You can follow and participate in intelligent basketball conversations about the minutiae of the league. You can see what the athletes get up to off the court.
So, in the spirit of the Twitter-verse, here are the core members of the Lakers summed up in a tweet.