The social media revolution has created a whole new element to the sports world as athletes like LeBron James and Daniel Gibson engage in Twitter battles that create both drama and excitement for fans and the media.
In 140 characters or less, countless athletes use "Tweeting" as a means to express their thoughts, feelings and opinions on various subjects.
Some athletes take tweeting to a whole new level as they call out their teammates, coaches or owners. The use of Twitter got so outrageous at one point that NBA commissioner David Stern banned the use of Twitter during games.
Regardless of the ban, almost every athlete from every sport has a Twitter account and most of them use it on a consistent basis. It adds a lot of drama that the media and fans buy into and help fuel as they continue to follow and follow more athletes in order to read their tweets.
With that said, here are the five most ridiculous Twitter battles that have occurred in the NBA recently.