The LeBron James-Kyrie Irving saga took another twist on Tuesday morning.
On Monday afternoon, Derrick Rose reportedly agreed to terms on a $2.1 million minimum deal with the Cavs.
In his news story, Joe Vardon of Cleveland.com wrote the following about Rose:
"He's also looking at a potential starting spot in the same lineup with LeBron James, now that Irving has asked for a trade and James is eager to see him off."
So at 7:55am PT on Tuesday, SLAM Magazine tweeted:
Seven minutes later, LeBron responded with a quote tweet:
Two minutes later, he tweeted again:
— LeBron James (@KingJames) July 25, 2017
In case you were curious, LeBron watched a movie with family and friends on Monday night:
Just saw "Girls Trip" with the wife, family and friends. Man I/we was dying laughing all movie!! Stomach still hurting. #MustSee— LeBron James (@KingJames) July 25, 2017
When LeBron initially received word about Irving's trade request, he was reportedly blindsided and disappointed.
Now? Who knows.
One thing is certain, however. The Cavs are definitley in a "very peculiar place."
Drew Shiller is the co-host of Warriors Outsiders and a Web Producer at NBC Sports Bay Area. Follow him on Twitter @DrewShiller