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Kobe Bryant still isn't able to rock the suit and tie on the Lakers bench after tearing his Achilles' tendon, but the sidelined star made his presence felt on Twitter during the Lakers' series opening loss against the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday.
I see my tweeting during the game is being talked about as much as the game itself. Not my intention , just bored as I guess notagain Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) April 21, 2013
Bryant, who is out 6-9 months after undergoing surgery last week, also responded via Twitter following Mike D'Antoni's comments after the game. When asked about Bryant's in-game tweeting pushing the Lakers to go to the post, D'Antoni rolled his eyes and said, Its great to have that commentary. Hes a fan. Hes a fan right now.
Bryant was quick to respond:
A fan?? Lol microphonetalk Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) April 21, 2013
On to game 2. I will be watching from the crib again in a pau jersey and laker face paint ha! All jk aside We will be fine on wed fanmamba Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) April 21, 2013
See some of coach Vino's other tweets below.
Nothing worse then watching your bothers struggle and u can't do crap about it realtalk Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) April 21, 2013
Gotta milk pau in the post right now and d12. Will get good looks from it Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) April 21, 2013
Post. Post. Post. Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) April 21, 2013
What I would say if I was there right now? "Pau get ur ass on the block and don't move till u get it" realtalk Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) April 21, 2013
Gotta keep the spurs offense in front of our d. They r great at penetrating and pitching to their shooters Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) April 21, 2013
Gotta get to the block. See wat spurs r gonna do with pau and d12 Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) April 21, 2013
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