10 Twitter reactions to Kyrie Irving’s trade request to Cavs
Earlier this afternoon, ESPN’s Brian Windhorst reported some news that has fans of the Eastern Conference champion Cleveland Cavaliers on high-alert. “Windy,” as Windhorst is known, claimed that Cavs All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving had asked for a trade in a meeting held last week.
Kyrie Irving asked the Cavs to trade him in a meeting last week, sources told ESPN. Story posting on https://t.co/b8H6X39PKb shortly
— Brian Windhorst (@WindhorstESPN) July 21, 2017
Within minutes, the great basketball minds of Twitter erupted with opinionated banter. Let’s take a look at some of their replies.
The Shadow League, a sports and culture social media platform, posted this classic Dave Chappelle GIF in response to Windhorst’s tweet.
— The Shadow League (@ShadowLeagueTSL) July 21, 2017
Tommy Beer, senior NBA analyst for basketballinsiders.com, showed his disbelief with yet another GIF.
— Tommy Beer (@TommyBeer) July 21, 2017
— CJ McCollum (@CJMcCollum) July 21, 2017
How about HOOPmag’s Josh Eberley’s take on the news — the entire city of Cleveland burning to the ground?
— Josh Eberley 🇨🇦 (@JoshEberley) July 21, 2017
Fox Soccer’s Aaron West chimed in with this clip of Jimmy Butler casting a noticing stare.
— Aaron West (@ayyy_west) July 21, 2017
Josh Salano of AS Roma Press may have summed up what every Cavs fan is thinking after hearing about Irving’s request to be traded with one word.
— John Solano (@Solano_56) July 21, 2017
Or, if you’re fine with cursing, Dylan Scott of voxdotcom has a more explicit version of the previous tweet.
jesus fucking christ
— Dylan Scott (@dylanlscott) July 21, 2017
Carson Cunningham of KOCO-TV had one of the more popular replies to Windy’s tweet. This one shows a confused LeBron James.
— Carson Cunningham (@KOCOCarson) July 21, 2017
Tyler Lytle, quarterback at the University of Colorado, is obviously a fan of the Los Angeles Lakers.
— Tyler Lytle (@tylytle5) July 21, 2017
Twitter user @Utah_AM posted this hilarious shot of a gorilla minding his own business in the jungle.
— Utah A&M (@Utah_AM) July 21, 2017
Finally, if you’re a Cavs fan, you probably share the sentiments of Alissa Holdson.
— Alissa Holdson (@Abam16) July 21, 2017
As of right now, there is no report verifying whether or not Irving will indeed be granted a trade. Keep your browsers locked on Cavs Nation for more updates as they become available.