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Kobe preaching patience, says Lakers are 'out of rhythm'

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 #34

The Tweets

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>The Lakers have a Catch-22 with Gasol atm. They have no chance of doing anything worthwhile this yr w/o him, but right now, he weakens them</p>&mdash; Silver Screen &amp; Roll (@LakersBlog_SSR) <a href="https://twitter.com/LakersBlog_SSR/status/316415593077157888">March 26, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Metta didn't know how he strained knee or whether he could play Wednesday. Said he wasn't in pain but "couldn't really walk" at halftime.</p>&mdash; KEVIN DING (@KevinDing) <a href="https://twitter.com/KevinDing/status/316424776161845249">March 26, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>To reiterate, it's a "strained" left knee, not "sprained," for @<a href="https://twitter.com/mettaworldpeace">mettaworldpeace</a>. I initially tweeted "sprained," which was incorrect.</p>&mdash; Mike Trudell (@LakersReporter) <a href="https://twitter.com/LakersReporter/status/316416809765072897">March 26, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>D'Antoni said Metta felt fluid in the back of his knee: "I told him, 'Well, if it's bothering you, then you can't go out there.' "</p>&mdash; KEVIN DING (@KevinDing) <a href="https://twitter.com/KevinDing/status/316430677757292544">March 26, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Kobe Bryant on D'Antoni post-game rant a few days ago: "I don’t think it’s time to get emotional. We have to maintain our poise."</p>&mdash; Mark Medina (@MarkG_Medina) <a href="https://twitter.com/MarkG_Medina/status/316428500691197953">March 26, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Kobe Bryant is preaching patience. Says it's important to remain calm</p>&mdash; Mark Medina (@MarkG_Medina) <a href="https://twitter.com/MarkG_Medina/status/316422376474693632">March 26, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Kobe said that with him out &amp; Gasol returning, it "threw us out of rhythm." They'd been playing a certain way, are now adjusting again.</p>&mdash; Mike Trudell (@LakersReporter) <a href="https://twitter.com/LakersReporter/status/316418644131319808">March 26, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Kobe said Gasol just has to "get his legs back." Spaniard missed 6 weeks, 20 games after just getting into a rhythm in late January.</p>&mdash; Mike Trudell (@LakersReporter) <a href="https://twitter.com/LakersReporter/status/316419352008220673">March 26, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Dwight had 8 field-goal attempts. He made repeated references postgame to the need to "play the right way," but tried to stay positive.</p>&mdash; KEVIN DING (@KevinDing) <a href="https://twitter.com/KevinDing/status/316426543960301568">March 26, 2013</a></blockquote>
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The Caption

Previous Winner: Three-in-the-key (Image HERE)

Coaching Staff: "Uh, Kobe, we can’t draw up this play for you. You’re in a suit."
Kobe: "That’s why I’ll be acting like a decoy. Duh."

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© Kyle Terada | 25 Mar 2013

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