Home
Lakers Nation Reacts: Kobe Bryant Should Tweet During Playoff Games Reviewed by Momizat on . The Lakers 91-79 defeat took a backseat after the game yesterday afternoon as most of the questions to head coach Mike D'Antoni were in regards to Kobe Bryant's The Lakers 91-79 defeat took a backseat after the game yesterday afternoon as most of the questions to head coach Mike D'Antoni were in regards to Kobe Bryant's Rating:
You Are Here: Home » News » Lakers Nation Reacts: Kobe Bryant Should Tweet During Playoff Games

Lakers Nation Reacts: Kobe Bryant Should Tweet During Playoff Games

warriors-lakers-basketballThe Lakers 91-79 defeat took a backseat after the game yesterday afternoon as most of the questions to head coach Mike D’Antoni were in regards to Kobe Bryant’s tweets.

——Check out the Lakers Nation store to get your LN gear and show off your Lakers pride!——

Bryant isn’t allowed to travel with the team until the swelling goes down after his achillies surgery as he’s taken to Twitter to tweetcast during games.

After being called a “fan” by D’Antoni, Bryant didn’t know whether or not he should tweet for Game 2 since many believe he’s become a distraction.

We asked Lakers Nation whether or not Kobe should tweet and the response wasn’t surprising:

In our poll, 85 percent believe that Bryant should tweet during the games and that he isn’t a distraction to the team.

However, Bryant himself tweeted that he wouldn’t tweet for Game 2:

After his Achillies injury, the Lakers are 2-1 without Bryant after key wins against the Spurs and Rockets to end the regular season.

Kobe tweeted during those games and mentioned that he’s texted with forward Pau Gasol during halftime of the past games. Nicknamed “Coach Kobe”, Bryant didn’t hold back in criticizing the Lakers defense and their inability to get the ball in the post to Gasol and Dwight Howard.

It’s not surprise that Lakers fans want Kobe to tweet as his emotion and insight into the game as he engages with his fans excites everyone.

It’s understandable why D’Antoni would roll his eyes at Bryant’s tweet, but he’s earned the right after his 17-year career to tweet his opinions without them becoming a national story.

Whether or not Kobe sticks to his no tweeting policy during Game 2 remains to be seen, but Lakers fans will be the ones missing out on engagement with their favorite player.

__________________________________________________________________________________________

In case you missed it, be sure to check out Kobe Bryant making two free throws with a ruptured Achilles in our Play of the Week!

Don’t forget to click here to subscribe to our Lakers Nation YouTube Channel!


About The Author

Ross is a staff writer with LakersNation. He is a graduate of the University of Arizona. He is a huge sports fan and will keep you up to date with the latest sports news. Follow Ross on Twitter at @Ross_Gasmer12.

Number of Entries : 256
There are 12 comments

Contact Us | Privacy Policy | © 2014 Medium Large, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Medium Large, LLC - All data and information provided on this website is for informational purposes only. The views and opinions expressed on this website are those of the authors and do not reflect the views or opinions of the National Basketball Association (NBA), the Los Angeles Lakers, it's employees, or its’ affiliates. LakersNation.com is an independent fan site and not associated with or represent National Basketball Association or the Los Angeles Lakers. Furthermore, LakersNation.com makes no representations as to accuracy, suitability, or validity of any information on this website and will not be liable for any errors, omissions, or delays in this information or any losses, injuries, or damages arising from its display or use. All information is provided on an as-is basis.

Scroll to top