Christian Petersen/Getty Images

Celebrate Twitters 10th birthday with the first tweets of some of you favorite sports stars.

March 21, 2016

Get breaking news and SI’s biggest stories instantly. Download the new Sports Illustrated app (iOS or Android) and personalize your experience by following your favorite teams and SI writers.

Monday marks the 10th anniversary of the very first tweet and to celebrate the social network that has changed the way fans and athletes interact, Extra Mustard has rounded up the first attempts of notable athletes on the microblogging site.

The inaugural tweets range from intentionally funny (Kobe Bryant, Brandon McCarthy) to unintentionally funny (Mark Cuban) with lots of in between, so take a stroll down memory lane as some of sports biggest names give Twitter a shot for the first time.


Barry Bonds

Roberto Luongo

LeBron James

Chris Paul

Marshawn Lynch

Mark Cuban

Tony Allen

Blake Griffin

Brandon McCarthy

Dan Haren

Floyd Mayweather

Chad Ochocinco

Kobe Bryant

John Calipari

Stephen Curry

You May Like