New Lakers guard Xavier Henry joins Twitter

New Lakers guard Xavier Henry is up and running on social media.

He joined Twitter and the tweeting began.


New Laker Xavier Henry joined twitter over the weekend. Make @xhenry7 feel welcome with a follow.— Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) September 9, 2013

The Lakers signed Henry on Thursday, although the terms of his contract have yet to be released.

Henry may have to fight his way through training camp to earn a spot on opening night (Oct. 29).

Hey everybody thank you and I appreciate the support! It’ll be a great season! And I’m glad to be spending in it LA!! #LakerNation— xavier henry (@xhenry7) September 9, 2013

Most of the current Lakers’ roster can be found on Twitter:

Robert Sacre is not on Twitter. It doesn’t appear Shawne Williams has an active account.

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