The Chirp

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:

Rams defensive end Chris Long on making his NBA Draft Lottery comeback:

Ok here goes nothing. Turning on live coverage of the ping pong balls for the first time since childhood. What have I been missing?

Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) May 20, 2015

Lakers guard Kobe Bryant and more on the Lakers landing the No. 2 overall pick:

Let’s go baby. #2pick @Lakers #Lordoftherings

Jovan Haye (@jovan_haye) May 20, 2015

Rams defensive end Chris Long on Conference Finals FOMO:

Rockets horse emoticon scandal dude has to have FOMO.

Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) May 20, 2015

And logos:

Just spotted the actual rocket in Houston’s logo. I’ve stared at it for years thinking… What an uninspiring logo, man. Jokes on me I guess

Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) May 20, 2015

For much of my childhood the Atlanta Hawks logo just looked like pac man to me.

Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) May 20, 2015

Texans cornerback Charles James on inspiration:

Connecticut Sun forward Chiney Ogwumike on #ThatsSoSteph:

Jaguars tight end Julius Thomas on swag overdose:

Broncos safety and Warriors fan T.J. Ward on the Warriors making their run:

Warriors forward Marreese Speights and more on the real MVP:

Step Curry and his daughter tho

Brandon Browner (@bbrowner27)

dawg.. — Kendall Marshall

(@KButter5) May 20, 2015

Twins pitcher Phil Hughes on #TVFails:

Bears guard Kyle Long on misnomers:

If you’re tweeting free hockey you’re wrong. Comcast still charges u

KL (@Ky1eLong) May 20, 2015

Former NBA forward Josh Childress on struggles:

ATP player Andy Murray on unforced errors:

And finally, former NFL offensive lineman Damien Woody announces the winner of #DeflateGate: