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Lakers Tweetbag: D'Antoni calls Kobe Phenomenal, Dwight's shoulder is sore, Pau wants more post touches and to play in the 4th quarter

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Tweetbag #11

The Tweets

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Thoughts of self doubtAm I done? Is this how my career will end?? I REFUSE to give in to these thoughts. <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23strongwill">#strongwill</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23countonchallenges">#countonchallenges</a></p>&mdash; Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) <a href="https://twitter.com/kobebryant/status/287468448076951552" data-datetime="2013-01-05T07:59:53+00:00">January 5, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>D'Antoni praised Kobe for his play on both ends calling him "phenomenal" and "lasered in" on the game, but it wasn't enough</p>&mdash; Dave McMenamin (@mcten) <a href="https://twitter.com/mcten/status/287453013877080064" data-datetime="2013-01-05T06:58:33+00:00">January 5, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Kobe on what can be done now: "We just have to get really intense, really serious, really focused."</p>&mdash; Dave McMenamin (@mcten) <a href="https://twitter.com/mcten/status/287464681734557696" data-datetime="2013-01-05T07:44:55+00:00">January 5, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Kobe Bryant supported Gasol, arguing again that he needs to be featured inside more</p>&mdash; Mark Medina (@MedinaLakersNBA) <a href="https://twitter.com/MedinaLakersNBA/status/287462855668797440" data-datetime="2013-01-05T07:37:40+00:00">January 5, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Pau Gasol reiterated his desire to play more in the post and play in the 4th quarter</p>&mdash; Mark Medina (@MedinaLakersNBA) <a href="https://twitter.com/MedinaLakersNBA/status/287462735569108992" data-datetime="2013-01-05T07:37:11+00:00">January 5, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Dwight Howard: "We got to look ourselves in the mirror"</p>&mdash; Dave McMenamin (@mcten) <a href="https://twitter.com/mcten/status/287457915990859776" data-datetime="2013-01-05T07:18:02+00:00">January 5, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>D'Antoni when asked what was ailing Pau: "Nothing ... He just didn't have a good game"</p>&mdash; Dave McMenamin (@mcten) <a href="https://twitter.com/mcten/status/287453170286878720" data-datetime="2013-01-05T06:59:11+00:00">January 5, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Jordan Hill said his right ankle is fine and that he can practice Saturday, play vs. Denver Sunday</p>&mdash; Mark Medina (@MedinaLakersNBA) <a href="https://twitter.com/MedinaLakersNBA/status/287451706571251712" data-datetime="2013-01-05T06:53:22+00:00">January 5, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Gotta say it again ... Would've been pretty cool to have CP3 and Kobe on the same team.</p>&mdash; KEVIN DING (@KevinDing) <a href="https://twitter.com/KevinDing/status/287440767297921024" data-datetime="2013-01-05T06:09:53+00:00">January 5, 2013</a></blockquote>
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The Caption

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Jordan: "Oh, say can you see, by the dawn’s early light…"

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The Goodies

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