Jody Genessy: ‘Start Donovan Mitchell at point guard’ and 22 more of my favorite Twitter bios

SALT LAKE CITY — If Quin Snyder needs some advice on what to do with Donovan Mitchell, he should look no further than Twitter.

Among others, Char (a.k.a. @ChartieBartie) has some advice for him in her bio.

“Start Donovan Mitchell at point guard.”

That six-word bio made me laugh — not because Mitchell wouldn’t be a great point guard but because it isn’t exactly what you’d expect to see in a spot intended to let people know a little bit about you.

It remains to be seen if Snyder will heed the Jazz fan’s advice, but the starting lineup suggestion sent me on a fun journey around other Twitter bios.

Some people simply tell you what they do and like to do. Donovan Mitchell? He isn’t campaigning for a starting point guard job — he begins with his “Be humble” mantra and informs people that he plays for the Jazz and used to play for Louisville. Rudy Gobert’s bio is simple: “Utah Jazz.” Joe Ingles notes that he’s on the Jazz and the Australian national team and was a “Euroleague Champion!” And Ricky Rubio simply has a rose emoji in his bio.

Now, on to the ones that entertained me (with occasional commentary).

• Sporty McSports (@SportsOutliers): “I tweet before I think.” (Not an uncommon problem. For others, of course.)

• Spencer Cox (@SpencerJCox): Utah’s lieutenant governor is a cult hero on social media. This tidbit from his bio is why: “Recovering Attorney.” Oh yeah, and this part, “I do all my own stunts on Twitter.”

• Toli (@TVlamakis): “I argue on Twitter. I love the Utah Jazz.” (Trust me when I tell you the first sentence is not exclusive to people who adhere to the second sentence.)

• Jack Ryan Cooley (@JackCooligan45): “Occasionally I play basketball, but mainly I’m a father of two puppies.” (Most of us were surprised …read more

Source:: Deseret News – Sports News


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