The NBA: Where
Amazing Utter Insanity Happens.
While half the globe was sleeping early Thursday morning, the NBA had a 15-minute stretch only it could, somehow topping the sky-high trade deadline expectations the league sets for itself year after year.
Harden for Simmons? That’s cute 2022… Now get a load of this.
At 12:51 a.m. ET, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski tweeted that Toronto Raptors had reportedly added centre Jakob Poeltl from the San Antonio Spurs just hours after the teams played each other. Kicking off deadline day with a bang, right? The supposed biggest players already showing their hand just after midnight.
Then, at 1:05 a.m. ET, the league turned it up to 11 with the Woj bomb of all Woj bombs: Kevin Durant is headed to the Phoenix Suns.
The scene on Twitter was everything you’d expect, with everyone from fans to players involved in the actual trade sharing priceless raw reactions.
In case you were sleeping, because you probably were, here are some of the highlights: