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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.

Lakers Tweetbag #33

The Tweets

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>You think losing tonight was bad? What if the Lakers had dropped both last night and tonight trying to spread the minutes out.</p>&mdash; Silver Screen &amp; Roll (@LakersBlog_SSR) <a href="https://twitter.com/LakersBlog_SSR/status/313870286304976897">March 19, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Pretty sure the Lakers could lose to five cardboard cutouts of themselves tonight.</p>&mdash; Silver Screen &amp; Roll (@LakersBlog_SSR) <a href="https://twitter.com/LakersBlog_SSR/status/313862855495659520">March 19, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>D'Antoni: "We ran out of gas ... we missed shots ... a lot of it was caused by 50-50 balls. They had more energy, more legs."</p>&mdash; Mike Trudell (@LakersReporter) <a href="https://twitter.com/LakersReporter/status/313868805791162369">March 19, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>D'Antoni had said pregame that he had three days for guys to rest after this game, so he thought he could play 7-man rotation back-to-back.</p>&mdash; KEVIN DING (@KevinDing) <a href="https://twitter.com/KevinDing/status/313865207225139200">March 19, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Chiding from @<a href="https://twitter.com/mcten">mcten</a> &amp; I plus a box score prompted Metta World Peace to admit this about loss to Suns: "Maybe it was a little fatigue."</p>&mdash; Mark Medina (@MarkG_Medina) <a href="https://twitter.com/MarkG_Medina/status/313882020017213441">March 19, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Dwight Howard: "It's disappointing that we lost here. We wanted to win for Steve."</p>&mdash; Dave McMenamin (@mcten) <a href="https://twitter.com/mcten/status/313877952318296064">March 19, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>The basic summary from Nash: we were tired. Some NBA nights are that simple. He said team needs the 3 off days, to get Kobe/Gasol back.</p>&mdash; Mike Trudell (@LakersReporter) <a href="https://twitter.com/LakersReporter/status/313870802363760640">March 19, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Steve Nash referred to Steve Blake as "Stevie Blake" after the game. Very hockey sounding. Hopefully Blake will return the favor.</p>&mdash; Dave McMenamin (@mcten) <a href="https://twitter.com/mcten/status/313887672768811009">March 19, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>D'Antoni: "We have to work Pau back in if he can go." His hope is Gasol can return, but needs to see how foot feels all week.</p>&mdash; Mike Trudell (@LakersReporter) <a href="https://twitter.com/LakersReporter/status/313869170917924864">March 19, 2013</a></blockquote>
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The Caption

Previous Winner: Tommy Blackjack (Image HERE)

Sudden Clarity Metta

Vino means wine, which gets better as it ages, like Kobe!

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© Jennifer Stewart USA Today Sports Images | 18 Mar 2013

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The Goodies

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