If you follow the NBA, you know that it's almost playoff time. The playoffs start on Saturday at 1pm Eastern.
In typical Twitter fashion (see last year's NFL Playoffs), Twitter is encouraging basketball fans to follow their favorite players and teams on Twitter. The company has on official blog post up providing resources for building your Twitter fandom.
Twitter points to this @NBA list with all the teams (not just the playoff teams):
They also have a list of about 200 players.
Twitter suggests following the following accounts for actual coverage:
In the meantime, perhaps you'll enjoy watching the new YouTube series The Lebrons.
If you're really a hardcore basketball fan, it might interest you to know that the Basketball section in our own Twellow (Twitter yellow pages service) has over 30,000 accounts to follow, including players, coaches, teams, sports news publications, and other fans.