NBA 2020-21: NBA Twitter went into overdrive following the reported blockbuster four-team trade centered around James Harden joining the Brooklyn Nets.
Harden will team up with Kyrie Irving and former teammate Kevin Durant in Brooklyn, forming a star-powered Big Three in the Eastern Conference.
Additionally, the trade will send Victor Oladipo to Houston, Caris LeVert to Indiana, and Jarrett Allen to Cleveland, with a host of role players and draft, picks involved in the deal.
Sources: Full current trade:
Rockets: Victor Oladipo, Dante Exum, Rodions Kurucs, 3 BKN first-rounders (22, 24, 26), 1 MIL first (22, unprotected), 4 BKN 1st round swaps (21, 23, 25, 27)
Nets: James Harden
Pacers: Caris LeVert, 2nd-rounder
Cavs: Jarrett Allen, Taurean Prince
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) January 13, 2021
With the landscape of the league shaken up, NBA players took to Twitter following the dizzying trade.
Right before my nap huh . Most entertaining sport in the business
— CJ McCollum (@CJMcCollum) January 13, 2021
— Donovan Mitchell (@spidadmitchell) January 13, 2021
— Bradley Beal (@RealDealBeal23) January 13, 2021
A live look at the NBA right now…. pic.twitter.com/kdYIJqY2TC
— Andre Drummond (@AndreDrummond) January 13, 2021
Well that escalated quickly 😳😳
— Paul Pierce (@paulpierce34) January 13, 2021
It’s about to go down 😀
— Jusuf Nurkić (@bosnianbeast27) January 13, 2021
League is crazy right now #NBA
— Rudy Gay (@RudyGay) January 13, 2021
— Jared Dudley (@JaredDudley619) January
I think it goes without saying that you can’t pick Brooklyn in 2k no more 🥲
— Mo Bamba (@TheRealMoBamba) January 13, 2021
That’s a lot of firepower in Brooklyn https://t.co/6JIi5YxM7k
— Damian Lillard (@Dame_Lillard) January 13, 2021