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NBA Free Agency 2019: NBA players tweet in reaction to the reported sign-and-trade between the Warriors and Nets for D'Angelo Russell

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Right at the beginning of NBA free agency in 2019, two-time Finals MVP Kevin Durant announced his intention to sign with the Brooklyn Nets once the moratorium period ends on July 6th.

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With no Kevin Durant and an injured Klay Thompson set to miss significant time next season, the Warriors were short on talent and have reportedly traded for a young point guard to fill that void.

The Warriors are reportedly acquiring 23-year old D'Angelo Russell on a four-year deal in a sign-and-trade.

And just like they shocked the NBA world with their KD signing in the offseason of 2016, their move for Russell garnered plenty of reactions again from current NBA players:

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