The Twitterverse had a lot to say about the Lakers as they started the year with two disappointing losses to the 76ers and the Clippers. Here are 2013’s first Tweets of the Week!
ESPN’s Michael Smith offers a silver lining regarding this week’s loss to the 76ers.
But at least the Lakers can sleep well knowing Bynum didn't come back and cook em.
— Michael Smith (@michaelsmith) January 2, 2013
We all know Kobe’s a tough guy, but Kevin Ding points out that he’s also just a guy with the occasional, arbitrary nosebleed.
For all the "Kobe is a warrior" stuff … Old guy got nosebleed today bc he has a cold and has been blowing his nose a lot.
— KEVIN DING (@KevinDing) January 3, 2013
Jeanie Buss reveals a very special gift from Phil Jackson. Congrats Jeanie & Phil! Will the wedding colors be purple and gold?
Twitter family – Phil finally gave me that ring I wanted! http://t.co/rIJnTLgo
— Jeanie Buss (@JeanieBuss) January 4, 2013
Rapper Juicy J gives the Lakers shout out. I bet most of you didn’t know of Jerry Buss’ ties to the hip hop scene.
I got LA lakers in my double cup & major bank like Jerry buss
— juicy j (@therealjuicyj) January 4, 2013
Black Mamba has entered Twitterland! How long until Instagram? We want pictures!
The antisocial has become social #mambatweets
— Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) January 4, 2013
Even Lil Chris can’t resist enjoying the Mamba’s dunk on his daddy.
— Chris Paul (@CP3) January 5, 2013
Comedian Tony Baker has an interesting comparison between the game against the Clippers and a popular Disney movie.
#Lakers are strugglin like Mufasa on the edge of that cliff. "Help me Brother!!" Clippers be like "All hail to the King"
— Tony Baker (@TonyBakercomedy) January 5, 2013
Joseph Gordon-Levitt starts a Twitter feud with Time Warner Cable.
Sorta sucks Time Warner SportsNet stole my Lakers hash tag. #Lakeshow
— Joseph Gordon-Levitt (@hitRECordJoe) January 5, 2013
Fan Tweet of the Week by @jwreck
This dude offered me a Miami heat SnapBack..tf do I look like!? #LAKERNATION
— King Louieee✌➕ (@JWreck8) January 6, 2013
If you would like to be included in Tweets of the Week, include @lakernation or #lakernation in your post. We’d love to hear from you!