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Lakers Tweetbag: Dwight Howard's ejection, Steve Nash has nothing nice to say

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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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Tweetbag #8

The Tweets

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Dwight disagreed with the ejection: "You can't put me on a different scale because I'm a strong guy. A foul is a foul."</p>&mdash; Dave McMenamin (@mcten) <a href="https://twitter.com/mcten/status/284168589274144769" data-datetime="2012-12-27T05:27:25+00:00">December 27, 2012</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Is Bryant worried about possible Howard suspension?"I don't think so. I don't think it was extensive enough to warrant a 1 game suspension."</p>&mdash; Mark Medina (@MedinaLakersNBA) <a href="https://twitter.com/MedinaLakersNBA/status/284166610661568512" data-datetime="2012-12-27T05:19:34+00:00">December 27, 2012</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Interesting how every single Laker said they didn't see what happened on Howard's flagrant foul 2. Oldest trick in the book</p>&mdash; Mark Medina (@MedinaLakersNBA) <a href="https://twitter.com/MedinaLakersNBA/status/284164166955196417" data-datetime="2012-12-27T05:09:51+00:00">December 27, 2012</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>D'Antoni said about Dwight: "I don't think he had a good game." On what Lakers lost without Dwight: "Not a whole lot."</p>&mdash; KEVIN DING (@KevinDing) <a href="https://twitter.com/KevinDing/status/284161794220650496" data-datetime="2012-12-27T05:00:25+00:00">December 27, 2012</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Mike D'Antoni acknowledged that Howard didn't play well before his ejection, but qualified by saying neither did some of his teammates.</p>&mdash; Mike Trudell (@LakersReporter) <a href="https://twitter.com/LakersReporter/status/284157413819551745" data-datetime="2012-12-27T04:43:01+00:00">December 27, 2012</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>D'Antoni said @<a href="https://twitter.com/steveblake5">steveblake5</a> is "two or three weeks" away from his return from surgery for a torn abdominal muscle.</p>&mdash; KEVIN DING (@KevinDing) <a href="https://twitter.com/KevinDing/status/284113754172575744" data-datetime="2012-12-27T01:49:32+00:00">December 27, 2012</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Nash said him and Howard arguing after the McGee dunk was healthy. "It's good to be pissed off"</p>&mdash; Dave McMenamin (@mcten) <a href="https://twitter.com/mcten/status/284161085127413761" data-datetime="2012-12-27T04:57:36+00:00">December 27, 2012</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Nash on the Lakers' lack of energy: "Sometimes when you don't have anything nice to say, better to not say anything"</p>&mdash; Dave McMenamin (@mcten) <a href="https://twitter.com/mcten/status/284160936443523072" data-datetime="2012-12-27T04:57:01+00:00">December 27, 2012</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Kobe on Lakers' loss: "Just seemed like we had a wheel stuck in the mud. We played old. They played with a lot of energy."</p>&mdash; KEVIN DING (@KevinDing) <a href="https://twitter.com/KevinDing/status/284173144573501440" data-datetime="2012-12-27T05:45:32+00:00">December 27, 2012</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>D'Antoni staying confident: "It’s not a step back. We won five in a row. We’ll go get the one at home. We’re good. We’re good."</p>&mdash; Dave McMenamin (@mcten) <a href="https://twitter.com/mcten/status/284180053435240448" data-datetime="2012-12-27T06:12:59+00:00">December 27, 2012</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Tough loss. On to the next one. Be determined not discouraged. <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23countonyourwill">#countonyourwill</a></p>&mdash; Kobe Bryant (@nikebasketball) <a href="https://twitter.com/nikebasketball/status/284173903847383040" data-datetime="2012-12-27T05:48:33+00:00">December 27, 2012</a></blockquote>

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The Caption

Previous Winner: Tommy Blackjack (Image HERE)

Dwight: Someone get on the PA, we’ve got a lost child here.

Duhon: Where’s your shoe little guy?

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© Chris Humphreys | 26 Dec 2012

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