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Today we continue our 5 Instagram Accounts to Follow this Week feature. Highsnobiety’s Will Nichols and Pete Williams chose five of their favorite NBA players on Instagram, each of whom share an eye-catching range of imagery, be it portrait and landscape or architecture and fashion. This week we focused on some of the more stylish players in the league. Alongside their Instagram accounts you'll find their followers as well as important events from their basketball career spanning high school, college and the pros.
Iman Shumpert / Followers: 602K
High school: He was a 2008 McDonald's All-American
College: As a junior at Georgia Tech, Shumpert became only the seventh player in ACC history to lead his team in scoring, rebounding and assists.
Pros: in 2012, he was the only rookie in his draft class to receive votes for Defensive Player of the Year.
Klay Thompson / Followers: 616K
High school: During the state championship, Thompson set a single game record for three-pointers made with seven.
College: As a junior, he broke the Washington State University single-season scoring record by scoring 733 points.
Pros: This season, Thompson scored an NBA-record 37 points in a quarter.
Kyrie Irving / Followers: 2.7M
High school: As St. Patrick High School in New Jersey, Irving played with future NBA player Michael Kidd-Gilchrist.
College: Due to injury, he only played 11 games in his entire Duke career.
Pros: Irving received the All-Star Game MVP in 2014 after scoring 31 points and dishing out 14 assists.
LeBron James / Followers: 10.3M
High school: Demand was so high to see James play as a sophomore that games were moved to the University of Akron's Rhodes Arena.
College: If LeBron had chosen to go to college, he would have selected Ohio St. "I promise, I say this all the time -- if I had one year of college, I would have ended up here," James said. "No matter where I go in the world, no matter where it is, I will always rock Ohio State colors."
Pros: James became the youngest player in league history to record a triple double (20).
Stephen Curry / Followers: 2M
High school: Curry wanted to play for Virginia Tech, but they only offered him a walk-on role. He received college scholarship offers from Davidson, VCU and Winthrop.
College: He was named the Most Outstanding Player of the Midwest Region of the 2008 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship Tournament, becoming the first player from a team not making the Final Four to do so since 1994.
Pros: He lost the Rookie of the Year award to Tyreke Evans.
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