Bryant takes over Nike Basketball Twitter feed
DEC 26, 2012 6:05a ET
Recently, the Lakers all-star guard hinted that he'd start a Twitter account. Perhaps in a test run, Bryant commandeered the @nikebasketball handle on Christmas Day.
Bryant's first tweet was at 11:09 a.m., "Merry Christmas! Enjoy the ones you love #countonfamily," which included a photo of Bryant with his family.
After Tuesday's win over the New York Knicks, Bryant wrote "14-14 not great but we are getting better. It's all about the journey #countonchallenges."
He also posted pictures of his late-night 20-minute ice bath, noting that "the hardest part is getting over the first [two minutes]."
Bryant will apparently use the Nike account for a few days -- noting, "So yes I'm finally tweeting!! Mamba out."
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