Bryant joins NBA Twitter fraternity

You can add Kobe Bryant's name to the list of National Basketball Association stars who are reaching out to fans via Twitter.

Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers smiles from the bench during a 104-87 win over the Portland Trail Blazers on December 28, 2012. Bryant set up a Twitter account on Friday. Despite just a single tweet, the all-star guard had garnered more than 340,000 followers in the first few hours.

The Los Angeles Lakers player ended his holdout and set up an account on the social media network Friday, tweeting: "The antisocial has become social."

Despite just the single tweet, the all-star guard had garnered more than 340,000 followers in the first few hours.

The most followed NBA player is Miami Heat star LeBron James, who has 6.8 million Twitter fans.

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