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Lakers Tweetbag: Dwight Howard playing through torn labrum, Steve Nash calls win "mandatory"

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 #13

The Tweets

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>That Andrew Bynum for Earl Clark trade is looking pretty good these days, amirite?</p>&mdash; Silver Screen &amp; Roll (@LakersBlog_SSR) <a href="https://twitter.com/LakersBlog_SSR/status/290651303833632768" data-datetime="2013-01-14T02:47:25+00:00">January 14, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>For all wanting to bench Pau and start Earl, can't see it given Pau's status -- and value in Earl-sanity energy off Lakers' bench anyway.</p>&mdash; KEVIN DING (@KevinDing) <a href="https://twitter.com/KevinDing/status/290701022148558848" data-datetime="2013-01-14T06:04:59+00:00">January 14, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>D’Antoni likes the length/athleticism of Earl Clark without losing hoops skills (he can pass, handle, has shot going). Another good game.</p>&mdash; Mike Trudell (@LakersReporter) <a href="https://twitter.com/LakersReporter/status/290684354743648256" data-datetime="2013-01-14T04:58:45+00:00">January 14, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Mike D'Antoni: "This is is a baby step, but it’s a step."</p>&mdash; Mark Medina (@MedinaLakersNBA) <a href="https://twitter.com/MedinaLakersNBA/status/290683548703285249" data-datetime="2013-01-14T04:55:33+00:00">January 14, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Updating Dwight's right shoulder situation: He said he didn't have pain tonight, but the labrum remains torn</p>&mdash; KEVIN DING (@KevinDing) <a href="https://twitter.com/KevinDing/status/290696549095317505" data-datetime="2013-01-14T05:47:12+00:00">January 14, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Dwight Howard said the right shoulder that kept him out 3 games felt fine tonight; didn’t give him any problems.</p>&mdash; Mike Trudell (@LakersReporter) <a href="https://twitter.com/LakersReporter/status/290694386042408961" data-datetime="2013-01-14T05:38:37+00:00">January 14, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>This is the first time Kobe's played less than 35 minutes (28 tonight) since Dec. 28 vs. POR. Had played at least 40 in 13 of 15 games.</p>&mdash; Mike Trudell (@LakersReporter) <a href="https://twitter.com/LakersReporter/status/290679919300710400" data-datetime="2013-01-14T04:41:07+00:00">January 14, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Duhon on having is locker next to Metta's in the locker room to witness his postgame press conferences: "I got the best seat in the house"</p>&mdash; Dave McMenamin (@mcten) <a href="https://twitter.com/mcten/status/290688642383482880" data-datetime="2013-01-14T05:15:47+00:00">January 14, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Metta: "The second unit beats the first unit in practice almost every day ... We get our butts kicked"</p>&mdash; Dave McMenamin (@mcten) <a href="https://twitter.com/mcten/status/290688101532172288" data-datetime="2013-01-14T05:13:38+00:00">January 14, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Apt @<a href="https://twitter.com/stevenash">stevenash</a> summation of Lakers' victory over Cleveland tonight: "Mandatory."</p>&mdash; KEVIN DING (@KevinDing) <a href="https://twitter.com/KevinDing/status/290694024103329792" data-datetime="2013-01-14T05:37:10+00:00">January 14, 2013</a></blockquote>
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The Caption

Previous Winner: bcmaiden (Image HERE)

Sacre: "The itsy-bitsy spider went up the water spout…"

Delfino: "Yeah, nap time."

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The Goodies

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