This is The Chirp, your all-inclusive look at the best observations, jokes and photos that athletes have recently shared on social media. Because while not every story can be told in 140 characters… some can:
Colts cornerback Darius Butler on Game 5 of the NBA Finals:
I would pay 100$ PPV for a game like this before another #MayPac fight.
— Darius Butler (@DariusJButler) June 15, 2015
Seahawks QB Russell Wilson and more on Steph Curry hitting seven 3-pointers and dropping 37 points:
Steph Curry is so much fun to watch. I feel like I owe @warriors a check for the price of admission tonight. Wow
— Dale Earnhardt Jr. (@DaleJr) June 15, 2015
Steph for 3333333 off the bounce! “You nasty boy, you nasty ” (B.I.G) — Jalen Rose (@JalenRose) June 15, 2015
The greatest shooters I’ve ever seen are Stephen Curry, Reggie Miller, Ray Allen, Larry Bird and Jerry West.
— Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) June 15, 2015
Giants punter Steve Weatherford and more on carrying the load:
— Steve Weatherford (@Weatherford5) June 15, 2015
LBJ has 20 points, 8 rebounds, & 8 assists in the first half. That’s a great game for everyone else on the planet.
— David Pollack (@davidpollack47) June 15, 2015
— Dre Kirkpatrick (@DreKirkSWAG) June 15, 2015
Retired NBA point guard Steve Nash on coming out of nowhere:
Iggy irreplaceable this series
— Steve Nash (@SteveNash) June 15, 2015
NFL wide receiver Ramses Barden on analogies:
Pops just called Klay Thompson’s defense ‘milk toast’. No idea what that means, but I’m done. — Ramses Barden (@RamsesSHINES) June 15, 2015
Retired NBA forward Al Harrington and more on fouling and flopping:
— al harrington (@cheddahcheese7) June 15, 2015
Lol such actors..
— Teddy Bridgewater (@teddyb_h2o) June 15, 2015
Wow. Get up. That soft foul man. Basketball player no disrespect but Yall gotta stop being soft lol.
— TWEST (@Terrancewest_28) June 15, 2015
Celtics forward Jared Sullinger on what physical player really looks like:
My dad always told me this went on. Never believed him lol
— Jared Sullinger (@Jared_Sully0) June 15, 2015
Retired men’s tennis player Andy Roddick on common knowledge:
Nobody likes Steph more than I do.. That being said, why exactly are we mad at Lebron for saying he’s the best best player in the world? — andyroddick (@andyroddick) June 15, 2015
Lebron saying he’s the best in the world is like Manziel saying he might have partied too much ….. We know this….. Man
— andyroddick (@andyroddick) June 15, 2015
Giants offensive lineman Justin Pugh on burning questions:
Mo Speights I still want to know how you missed that dunk in game 2?!?! — Justin Pugh (@JustinPugh) June 15, 2015
… and in non-NBA Finals news, NFL tight end Tom Crabtree on lobbying:
— Tom Crabtree (@itsCrab) June 15, 2015
Nationals pitcher Max Schrezer on just desserts:
Colts offensive tackle Anthony Castonzo on #TooGoodtoBeTrue:
The perils of extra leg room seats…odds are the people sitting next to u are also large.
— Anthony Castonzo (@AnthonyCastonzo) June 15, 2015
Women’s tennis player Alison Riske nailed it:
those stringy things on bananas — Alison Riske (@Riske4rewards) June 15, 2015
Former WWE superstar CM Punk on being #OneWinAway:
— Coach (@CMPunk) June 14, 2015