Lakers center Robert Sacre played in seven games for the Lakers-owned D-Fenders… (Katie Falkenberg / Los Angeles…)
Robert Sacre has finally joined Twitter.
The second-year center signed a three-year deal with the Lakers in July, with two seasons fully guaranteed.
Sacre made his first tweet on Friday.
— Robert Sacre (@Bobby_Sacre) September 27, 2013
On Saturday, as the Lakers opened training camp, Sacre said he believes the work he's put in this summer has already made him a better player.
"I'm pretty impressed on how I progressed, I'm not going to lie," he said. "I feel very confident within my game and very happy to be in the gym every day."
What has he improved?
"Everything, my all-round game," he said. "I really focused on just getting better all around and being a dynamic basketball player."
Sacre made 32 appearances last season, including three starts -- but didn't get much of an opportunity to play as a rookie (6.3 minutes a game).
While he'd love a bigger role this season, Sacre isn't hung up playing time and minutes.
"I'll come off the bench and bring a lot of energy," Sacre said. "I'll do whatever my team needs me to do and just have fun with it -- just enjoy being a part this great team."
Landing a multi-year contract certainly helped Sacre approach the game with a clear head.
"It takes a little bit of weight off that chest," he said. "I'm not going to lie, it feels pretty good."
Sacre's teammates on Twitter include:
It's unclear if Shawne Williams has a verified Twitter account.
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