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Following the Lakers 91-79 loss in Game 1 of their first-round series matchup against the Spurs, Mike D’Antoni referred to Kobe Bryant as “a fan” during his postgame press conference when asked about the Black Mamba’s Twitter commentary throughout the game, “It’s great to have that commentary [rolls eyes]…..He’s a fan. He’s a fan right now.”
Kobe, whose helped raise 5 banners in his 17 years with the Lakers, didn’t seem too thrilled about the comment, “A fan?? lol #microphonetalk,” he wrote in a Tweet. He then replied to several fans who were confused by the statement, explaining that it was likely just a “nervous response” by the Lakers coach.
A fan?? Lol #microphonetalk
— Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) April 21, 2013
@ayyberaw ha! #nervousresponse I’m sure he didn’t meant it that way #nobigdeal
— Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) April 21, 2013
@countonvic @arashmarkazi if he kept his phone on so I could call him, I wouldn’t have to tweet it LOL #imjoking #kee
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