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Twitter found Kentavious Caldwell-Pope’s burner account

Twitter, social media, the Internet and Jeff Bezos are all mostly bad, but every so often one of those four things does something worthwhile.

On Thursday, it was Twitter’s turn. A user unearthed what is almost certainly Lakers forward Kentavious Caldwell-Pope’s burner account, which was created this month and has been mobilized for the sole purpose of … defending KCP. (At 3 p.m. Thursday, the account had 72 followers. As of Friday at noon, it had 1,495.) 

The name of the burner account: @tan50879294

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope’s middle name: Tannell

The account’s bio: “I hoop”

@tan50879294’s latest tweet:

“The hate on here surrounding a man giving it his all is tough to see. KCP gonna continue hooping. You’re either behind him or not. But when he ends up being a key part to this championship hopeful team, don’t be surprised. As been a bucket. Always will be.”

The captain goes down with his ship. You have to respect it.

A sample of @tan50879294’s tweets, pre-exposure: 

And here is a screenshot of six tweets on November 11:

KCP, this is your sixth year in the league. You’re not raw. 


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