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Welcome to the Lakers Tweetbag, where we compile a handful of the most interesting tweets from the Lakers beat writers throughout the Twittersphere. This is a prime cut from the people who follow the in's and out's of the purple and gold for a living. Enjoy the tweets, the create-a-caption, the goodies, and a wrap-up of all the writing here at Silver Screen & Roll after every game.

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The Tweets

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Pau Gasol could return Dec. 22 vs. Golden State. He said he's doubtful Sunday vs. Philly &amp; questionable next Tues vs. Charlotte</p>&mdash; Mark Medina (@MedinaLakersNBA) <a href="https://twitter.com/MedinaLakersNBA/status/279722967011823616" data-datetime="2012-12-14T23:02:06+00:00">December 14, 2012</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Pau Gasol said he has over 3 days gotten basically pain-free in his knees on treadmill work. </p>&mdash; KEVIN DING (@KevinDing) <a href="https://twitter.com/KevinDing/status/279726427207774208" data-datetime="2012-12-14T23:15:51+00:00">December 14, 2012</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>17-year vet Kobe, who played 88 min in 26 hours, asked to stay in to start 4th when D'Antoni asked if he needed rest. Kobe isn't normal.</p>&mdash; Mike Trudell (@LakersReporter) <a href="https://twitter.com/LakersReporter/status/279790869714976768" data-datetime="2012-12-15T03:31:56+00:00">December 15, 2012</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>And Kobe (back spasms) played the entire second half for the second consecutive night for the Lakers.</p>&mdash; KEVIN DING (@KevinDing) <a href="https://twitter.com/KevinDing/status/279773275113009152" data-datetime="2012-12-15T02:22:01+00:00">December 15, 2012</a></blockquote>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Asked Kobe after the game how he felt having played so much: "I'm not tired. I'm sore ... But I'm in really, really good condition."</p>&mdash; Mike Trudell (@LakersReporter) <a href="https://twitter.com/LakersReporter/status/279791721204830208" data-datetime="2012-12-15T03:35:19+00:00">December 15, 2012</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Kobe said he's seen Steve Nash trying his best to "keep it in," the frustration with being out building and building.</p>&mdash; Mike Trudell (@LakersReporter) <a href="https://twitter.com/LakersReporter/status/279787318439727104" data-datetime="2012-12-15T03:17:49+00:00">December 15, 2012</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Bryant was encouraged that Nash is finally seeing light at the end of the tunnel, as he plans to practice next week.</p>&mdash; Mike Trudell (@LakersReporter) <a href="https://twitter.com/LakersReporter/status/279787467874385920" data-datetime="2012-12-15T03:18:25+00:00">December 15, 2012</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Mike D'Antoni hardly sounded thrilled with the win over Wizards</p>&mdash; Mark Medina (@MedinaLakersNBA) <a href="https://twitter.com/MedinaLakersNBA/status/279777692461715457" data-datetime="2012-12-15T02:39:34+00:00">December 15, 2012</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>D'Antoni will take the victory but said Lakers are "not even close to being a good team."</p>&mdash; KEVIN DING (@KevinDing) <a href="https://twitter.com/KevinDing/status/279777724124508160" data-datetime="2012-12-15T02:39:42+00:00">December 15, 2012</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>D'Antoni said the team absolutely needed a victory, but the effort was still not good enough for a full 48 minutes. Long ways to go.</p>&mdash; Mike Trudell (@LakersReporter) <a href="https://twitter.com/LakersReporter/status/279776863524642816" data-datetime="2012-12-15T02:36:16+00:00">December 15, 2012</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>JODIE MEEKS IS AMAZING!!</p>&mdash; Metta World Peace (@MettaWorldPeace) <a href="https://twitter.com/MettaWorldPeace/status/279823109392060417" data-datetime="2012-12-15T05:40:02+00:00">December 15, 2012</a></blockquote>
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The Caption

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Tyson Chandler: "You know we were losing on purpose last year to get you outta here right?"

Mike D'Antoni: "Wait… what?"

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The Goodies

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