Kobe Bryant made waves on January 4th when he finally joined Twitter, and the Black Mamba has amassed nearly 900,000 followers since. Meanwhile, on January 16th, in a slightly less ceremonious occasion, former NBA forward and fan favorite Brian Scalabrine (aka, White Mamba) also joined Twitter. He’s gained a respectable amount of followers so far (46,500), while having some fun at the expense of those who dared to poke fun at his career:
First a nice introduction:
Held out longer than the Black Mamba….Brace yourselves, the White Mamba is in the building. #MambaTweets
— Brian Scalabrine (@Scalabrine) January 16, 2013
Next, he’s pumped to watch his two favorite former teammates, Kevin Garnett and Joakim Noah, go at it on Friday night:
Can’t wait to see 2 of my favorite teammates KG and Jo battle it out tonight. Imagine if they were on the same team. CRAZY ENERGY
— Brian Scalabrine (@Scalabrine) January 18, 2013
Now, here’s the real reason why he probably started the account. Some Bost...