Twitter reacts to the Paul George trade

Indiana Pacers - INDIANAPOLIS, IN - APRIL 23
Indiana Pacers - INDIANAPOLIS, IN - APRIL 23 /

Naturally, Twitter had a lot to say about this Paul George trade.

It finally happened. At 9:41 EST, ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne fired off the Tweet heard round the world:

The Paul George era is over. He’s now a member of the Thunder. And what will the Pacers be receiving in return?

And the reviews? Somewhat mixed, but overwhelmingly negative.

Sure, the Pacers aren’t getting back anything close to the value of George, but expectations were obviously a little low considering his desire to go to LA next summer. In some people’s minds, the return wasn’t half bad. Well, by some people, I mean IU fans.

And of course, it is rational to think that the Pacers probably weren’t going to come across an amazing offer anyway.

But, in true Danny Ainge fashion, a leak of the offer the Celtics gave on draft night came out. And it was good.

Why would Pritchard say no? It’s very possible that the offer is fake, but then again, maybe Pritch really is holding a grudge.

Either way, though, Ainge once again missed out on nabbing a star despite his abundance of assets.

The aftermath? An OKC team to be excited about…

…and an eastern conference that just looks downright ugly.

Oh, and one more thing. The team is now in the hands of:

It’s been quite a night, and free agency hasn’t even started yet. Real thought-out opinions on the trade will emerge soon, but for now, just soak in the Twitter madness.

Unless you’re watching Baby Driver.