For the most part, athletes today are savvy enough not to post anything too dumb to social media. Some of them just turn their accounts over to a castrated social media team, while the rest have seen enough social media controversies snowball to stay safe. But this wasn't always the case.
Imgur user Nbaplayertweets has dug up a treasure trove of long-forgotten tweets from NBA players. Some were from before Twitter was a "thing," others from tender-aged college students before they made it big. Our favorite is the rampage then-Weber State student Damian Lillard went on against LeBron James:
There are a bunch of other interesting tweets in there, including Kevin Durant calling somebody a "fag boi," Draymond Green making fun of David Stern's teeth, and numerous players making fun of Lil B.
Find any other interesting athlete tweets? Put them in the comments.
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