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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.

Tweetbag #36

The Tweets

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>One thing I love about a Mike D'Antoni coached team, I don't have to scroll down to see the whole box score # <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23onlythestartersplay">#onlythestartersplay</a></p>&mdash; Silver Screen &amp; Roll (@LakersBlog_SSR) <a href="https://twitter.com/LakersBlog_SSR/status/321010016201105408">April 7, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Dwight was not happy, saying repeatedly that Lakers need to "play the right way as a team."</p>&mdash; KEVIN DING (@KevinDing) <a href="https://twitter.com/KevinDing/status/321033621131653120">April 7, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>D'Antoni said Lakers are going to win remaining five games and move on to the playoffs: "That's what we're gonna do."</p>&mdash; KEVIN DING (@KevinDing) <a href="https://twitter.com/KevinDing/status/321023494651531266">April 7, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Lakers forward Metta World Peace `way ahead of schedule,' according to coach Mike D'Antoni </p>&mdash; Mark Medina (@MarkG_Medina) <a href="https://twitter.com/MarkG_Medina/status/321260683700363264">April 8, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Metta World Peace told me he walked without crutches a day after surgery. "I only used the crutches because I was lazy."</p>&mdash; Mark Medina (@MarkG_Medina) <a href="https://twitter.com/MarkG_Medina/status/321065820316893186">April 8, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>That's the tough part for D'Antoni, who'd like to get Kobe rest here and there, but Bryant says he's not tired and wants to stay in.</p>&mdash; Mike Trudell (@LakersReporter) <a href="https://twitter.com/LakersReporter/status/321025653812125696">April 7, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Mike D'Antoni insisted the Lakers don't have a fatigue issue other than Kobe</p>&mdash; Mark Medina (@MarkG_Medina) <a href="https://twitter.com/MarkG_Medina/status/321035791943991296">April 7, 2013</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Kobe Bryant insisted he wasn't tired afterwards</p>&mdash; Mark Medina (@MarkG_Medina) <a href="https://twitter.com/MarkG_Medina/status/321035063603101697">April 7, 2013</a></blockquote>
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The Caption

Previous Winner: Actuarially Sound (IMAGE HERE)

Kobe thinking to himself: "Who the hells keeps yelling at me from the top section to actually give a damn on defense? Oh I see him… it’s that little asshole C.A. Clark"

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The Goodies

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