After approximately 679 years of negotiations, the NBA lockout of 2011 has come to a close on Saturday, and the players figure to return to action on Christmas Day. As the news broke, players from all around the Association tweeted their responses. Let's take a look at some of the best:
BEST POP-CULTURE REFERENCE: BLAKE GRIFFIN
This must be how the guys in Space Jam felt when MJ gave them their powers back through that old basketball.
MOST SELFLESS TWEET: KEVIN DURANT
I'm happy that the NBA is back because of course I wanna play but I'm more happy for my brotha @MiniT21, he gets to live out his dream
MOST EXCLAMATION MARKS: CARMELO ANTHONY
LEAST CALM TWEETING: C.J. MILES
Idk what made me roll over and check the computer ... Now I'm really not gon be able to sleep
I really don't kno what to do right now .... I really wish I could just go in the gym to be honest
I'm trippin right now foreal
I might not sleep until the 9th
I'm really bout to find a way to wind down tho .. I have to I can't sleep .. Headed to the gym in the hotel foreal
Don't get it twisted tho ... I'm ready
ok im gonna shower and try to sleep now
new avi btw
HAPPIEST TWEET: JAMES HARDEN
Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh.. I feel like I just got drafted again.
WETTEST BLANKET: DANNY GRANGER
The lockout isn't over yet....both sides still have to vote on the proposed cba
YOU BETTER NOT BE ****ING AROUND AWARD: TERRENCE WILLIAMS
mannnnn does that mean we can hoop or what CHRIS "@Chris_Broussard: Tentative agreement has been reached, source says"
I just put in 2k12 with my Lil bro Yonni if it ain't true we back hooping I'm braking everything in this house
My agent better call me with details or else
I wonder if my @CallHerHelen will let me sleep with my basketball rocket shorts and arm sleeve
WELL OKEYDOKE DUDE: JONNY FLYNN
Christmas in November
I'm more concerned wit ppl thinking about Christmas in November!