Originally posted on Project Spurs  |  Last updated 9/25/13
Social media has changed sports. Some say for bad, but for those of us that follow sports, and more specifically, the NBA, closely, it’s definitely for the better. Whereas team press releases used to dictate the news cycle and the majority of breaking news, people like Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski are breaking stories when athletes aren’t doing it themselves. One such athlete who has given fans a closer look at his professional career and personal life is San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili. Ginobili, whose tweets and updates are quite tame compared to the online Durant vs. Wade jabs, said he turned to social media because he found it the best channel to inform his fans the way he wanted to and when he wanted to, according to an article on canchallena.com. "Before a reporter came and asked me if I was going to renew. Over there, I was negotiating with the club and did not want to answer. But I couldn’t say that I had to make up an answer. Instead, with Twitter, when you
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