The most followed NBA players on Instagram are some of the biggest names in all of sports. Basketball fans tend to be a younger demographic than other major sports, and social media is now more significant in the NBA world than anyone could have anticipated when platforms like Twitter and Instagram started picking up steam.
Fans get the chance to learn more about a player and connect with them on a personal level when seeing their Instagram feeds, and superstars like LeBron James, Stephen Curry, and Kevin Durant get the chance to showcase themselves in the way they see fit without media narratives coming into play.
All the best player Instagram accounts will be featured here. Vote up the best overall NBA Instagram pages from some of the most beloved athletes in the sport. Only the most enjoyable follows should rank high. Help us decide the top basketball player Instagram accounts going right now.
IG Handle: KingJames
LeBron James is one of the most popular athletes in the world and his IG account is more evidence of why. James' posts feature family time, fun experiences with friends, traveling, fashion and the recently popular Taco Tuesday.
258Worth a follow?
- Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, USA
- Teams: Los Angeles Lakers
IG Handle: KyrieIrving
The spiritual side of Kyrie Irving is showcased on Instagram with motivational messages, photos of his trips, and the occasional rant about the media's portrayal of him.
185Worth a follow?
- Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
- Teams: Brooklyn Nets
IG handle: BlakeGriffin23
The social media popularity for Blake Griffin comes from his strong sense of humor, with Griffin posting jokes along with family time and his beloved pet dogs on his Instagram page.
188Worth a follow?
- Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
- Teams: Detroit Pistons
IG Handle: russwest44
The Instagram page of Russell Westbrook looks at his passion for fashion and adorable family pictures of his cute kids. Russ may be ruthless on the court, but his softer side is showcased on social media.
158Worth a follow?
- Birthplace: Long Beach, California, USA
- Teams: Washington Wizards, Houston Rockets, Oklahoma City Thunder