Earlier today, Matt Watson put together a Twitter reaction in the immediate aftermath of the trade deadline. However, some of the players reactions were not tweeted yet, and now let's find out how those beloved athletes felt as the emotional turmoil washed over them.
For starters, several players left Detroit today, and it would be remiss of me to not let them say goodbye to their favorite online communities.
Ill write more later but THANK YOU detroit!— Jonas Jerebko (@JonasJerebko) February 19, 2015
Thank you to the @DetroitPistons for a great 2.5 years. To every #Pistons fan, your support is unmatched. I appreciate it. - The Bucket Man— Kyle Singler (@KyleSingler) February 19, 2015
To my Motor City brothers, keep the playoff dream alive. Good luck & see ya on the other side. - #25 pic.twitter.com/8muDKwrVo0— Kyle Singler (@KyleSingler) February 19, 2015
These white men will certainly be missed.
In other news, Andre Drummond and Reggie Jackson have already seemingly struck up a bromance.
Welcome to the family bro @rjOKCson_15 ! Let's make this push.— Andre Drummond (@AndreDrummondd) February 19, 2015
@AndreDrummondd really appreciate it. Ready to hit the ground running fam— Reggie Jackson (@rjOKCson_15) February 19, 2015
Anthony Tolliver couldn't believe what was happening.
This has been one of the craziest trade deadlines in recent memory! A lot of moves being made around the league #NBAlife— Anthony Tolliver (@ATolliver44) February 19, 2015
Around the league, Joel Embiid just wanted some help.
Someone tell me what's going on please help— Joel-Hans Embiid (@JoelEmbiid) February 19, 2015
Trust the process #PHILLY— Joel-Hans Embiid (@JoelEmbiid) February 19, 2015
Jarrett Jack was just floating there amidst Detroit rumours.
Just over here sitting in the wind— JARRETT JACK (@Jarrettjack03) February 19, 2015
Iman Shumpert was just fangirling away in Cleveland.
The trades made today were dope for some teams...basketball is a great game!— Iman Shumpert I (@I_Am_Iman) February 20, 2015
The @NBA became more exciting to watch today!! hope you guys enjoy!!!!— Iman Shumpert I (@I_Am_Iman) February 20, 2015
There was also shock for some newly traded players, as well as many thanks to former organizations.
I can't lie I'm shocked. I love this city thank you for everything. I can honestly say I gave it my all. I wish Philly nothing but the best— Michael Carter-Willi (@MCW1) February 19, 2015
Thanks @MNTimberwolves organization and fans for welcoming my family and I..... We really appreciate you all.....— Thad Young (@yungsmoove21) February 19, 2015
I want to thank the City of Phoenix and the Suns Organization for drafting me. Wish I could have been a part of getting into the playoffs.— Tyler Ennis (@tdot_ennis) February 19, 2015
Just wanna thank the @trailblazers for taking a chance on me by drafting me and giving me an… http://t.co/K2pnsjwT5q— Will Barton (@WillTheThrillB5) February 19, 2015
Maybe some players were just glad to get out (I'm looking at you Reggie).
Crying tears of joy #godisgreat— Reggie Jackson (@rjOKCson_15) February 19, 2015
Sometimes, it's too much, even for the best.
Good lord.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) February 19, 2015
Rather than stare at twitter all morning, I'm going to teach a monkey how to play basketball.— BBALLBREAKDOWN (@bballbreakdown) February 19, 2015
Might have been 12 trades. Lost the ability to do math somewhere along the way this afternoon— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) February 19, 2015
The ridiculousness of the day was not lost on Sean Grande.
Isaiah Thomas, Jonas Jerebko and Luigi Datome bring the Celtics 2014-15 roster total to 27. Bill Russell had 49 teammates in 13 years.— Sean Grande (@SeanGrandePBP) February 19, 2015
Finally, this guy has multiple sauces, you should probably pay attention.
BREAKING: Durant included in Jackson deal to Detroit because why the fuck not— Ben Quagliata (@badboyskip) February 19, 2015