Trending: Celtics-Heat, Carlos Quentin

June, 6, 2012
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Celtics fans everywhere were thrilled with Tuesday night’s win over Miami in Game 5. Some a bit more than others:

That wasn’t the only “good job, good effort” in South Beach. After a young fan was heard on ESPN's telecast cheering on the Heat players with those words as they walked off the court following Boston’s 94-90 victory, “Good Effort” became an instant trending topic on Twitter. The parody account @GoodJobKid had more than 1,300 followers within 60 minutes of its first tweet. Among the barbs:






Paul Pierce posted a message for the Game 6 crowd:



And had a question after Jay Pharoah of “Saturday Night Live” fame called him "an actress" and "a diva" before Game 5. Here it is, asked and answered:





Among the zingers directed at the embattled Miami coach:





Green Bay’s Aaron Rodgers can appreciate accuracy from any distance:




Carlos Quentin enjoyed a big night for the Padres with two homers (he has five in six games since coming off the DL) and was trending, as was Logan Forsythe after his HR beat the Giants in the bottom of the ninth:





Bryce Harper’s coming-of-age continued with his walk-off game-winning single for the Nationals:




Los Angeles Kings fans, time to make a wish. The Kings face New Jersey Wednesday in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup final with a 3-0 lead:




QB Drew Brees missed the first day of Saint's mini-camp. He was otherwise occupied:




Elsewhere:

• The “Loyalty” Orlando Magic T-shirt featuring Dwight Howard triggered some other possibilities on this photo gallery based on ideas tweeted to Mike Bianchi. (Orlando Sentinel)

• What do Patrick Wisdom, Chuck Taylor, Spencer Kieboom and Damien Magnifico have in common? They were among the uncommon names selected in the early rounds of the baseball amateur draft. (Bus Leagues Baseball)

• It’s time to take a look at the rules of engagement between NASCAR drivers and those who cover them in the wake Kurt Busch’s suspension. (Godfather Motorsports)

If you see any offbeat newsy links or interesting items from your favorite sports site or Twitter that might be of interest to others, pass them along to me at bsperos1@gmail.com or tweet them to me at @BillSperos.

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