With a single tweet linking to a first-person piece on The Players Tribune, Kevin Durant rocked the NBA's world.
Reaction was slow to come in on the holiday Monday, but many players were stunned by the move.
Looks I just turnt the gogo wifi on at the right time...— Andre Iguodala (@andre) July 4, 2016
David Eugene Chappelle... Start planning the next Player Haters Ball— Andre Iguodala (@andre) July 4, 2016
If u can't beat um join um 🤔— Paul Pierce (@paulpierce34) July 4, 2016
The game has really changed. #happy4thofjuly— Damian Lillard (@Dame_Lillard) July 4, 2016
Don't let that worry ya... I'll rock with anybody any day in a heart beat... https://t.co/gmNKDrwAbv— Damian Lillard (@Dame_Lillard) July 4, 2016
Wow.. Only problem there's only 1 ball...— Rudy Gobert (@rudygobert27) July 4, 2016
The Splash family lol— Jeff Teague (@Teague0) July 4, 2016
Kevin Durant to the Warriors ? 🤔opinions everyone?— Andre Drummond (@AndreDrummondd) July 4, 2016
No shade over here just a fact, it will be interesting to see what line up they decide to use....— Andre Drummond (@AndreDrummondd) July 4, 2016
Anyways, @KDTrey5 congrats on the move!— Andre Drummond (@AndreDrummondd) July 4, 2016
WOW... Really?— Evan Fournier (@EvanFourmizz) July 4, 2016
Thats crazy!!!! KD in GSW???? .... R they gonna score 200 points a game😂😂— Marcin Gortat (@MGortat) July 4, 2016
I'm gonna use GSW all day in 2k17.... Fam I wouldn't be surprised if they score 200 pts next year lmao— Joel Embiid (@JoelEmbiid) July 4, 2016
If you use the warriors in 2k17 your automatically weak lol.— Isaiah Thomas (@Isaiah_Thomas) July 4, 2016
Welp now we know there's one illegal team on 2k..— Spencer Dinwiddie (@SDinwiddie_25) July 4, 2016
Sooooo KD really going to the Warriors😂 sick change of events— CJ McCollum (@CJMcCollum) July 4, 2016
The western conference regular season and playoffs next year is going to be straight heavy competition!! Even more than last year🔥. Excited— Austin Rivers (@AustinRivers25) July 4, 2016
That just shook the NBA world lol crazyyyy— Shane Larkin (@ShaneLarkin_3) July 4, 2016
Whoa...— Jeremy Lin (@JLin7) July 4, 2016
Somebody beat you ! And you go there... ? Superstar not doing that man..— Jusuf Nurkić (@nurkic23) July 4, 2016
Lol cant make everybody happy.. Congrats on that decision @KDTrey5— Perry Jones III (@Perry_Jones1) July 4, 2016
Lost in all this we may see a historic run from Westbrook next season..— Spencer Dinwiddie (@SDinwiddie_25) July 4, 2016
Outside the world of the NBA, Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr welcomed the Bay Area's newest star.
Bay Area rapper Lil B -- the keeper of the famed "Based God Curse" -- announced the curse on Durant would be lifted after the former Thunder star agreed to sign with the Warriors, Lil B's favorite team.
"The BasedGod" wants to speak,As life unravels and superstars make decisions that change lifes, welcome home KD the curse is lifted - Lil B— Lil B THE BASEDGOD (@LILBTHEBASEDGOD) July 4, 2016