08/03/2010 // US // TiffNews10 // News Desk
New York – The NBA has set a Twitter record with the most followers than any other sport league in the U.S. As reported by AFP, the NBA recently announced it now has over two million followers, which surpasses the number of followers on the social networking site for any other league.
NBA marketing vice president Melissa Rosenthal-Brenner is quoted in the report as stating of the record, “Surpassing the two-million mark on Twitter is a testament to our tremendous fans around the globe who are passionate about the league and their favorite teams and players.”
As noted in the report, the National Football League has a reported nearly 1.7 million followers and Major League Baseball has less than half of the NBA’s total.
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