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 and more on Klay Thompson‘s 37-point quarter and 52-point night:

You think Klay Thompson held his release on any of those shots and though “I’m breaking Twitter right now”

Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) January 24, 2015

Too bad they didn’t have Twitter when I dropped 8 in a quarter in a YMCA a game 15 years ago.

Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) January 24, 2015

Broncos tight end Julius Thomas is fed up:

NFL defensive end Adam Carriker on #DeflateGate pressers:

Padres minor league first baseman Cody Deckeris livin’ large:

Retired NBA center Jason Collins on style vs. comfort:

49ers offensive lineman Anthony Davis answering history’s greatest questions:

Why are the noses mysteriously knocked off the majority of ancient Egyptian statues? #GoodQuestionBam

Bam Davis (@BamDavis_) January 24, 2015

Maybe it’s because those Kings and Queens had a nose like mine..

Bam Davis (@BamDavis_) January 24, 2015

Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney on brain farts:

embarrassing moment of the day: when i realize i’m at the gym with ugg boots on because i forgot to change shoes

McKayla Maroney (@McKaylaMaroney)

Bills running back Boobie Dixon on J.J. Watt’s real game: