Chandler Parsons says plane emoji tweet that started war wasn’t about DeAndre Jordan
Remember the emoji “war” from this summer?
Reports had started to leak out about DeAndre Jordan changing his mind. He had verbally committed to the Mavericks but as the end of the moratorium was coming and it was time to officially sign Jordan was leaning toward going back to the Clippers (which he eventually did).
That’s when Mavericks lead recruiter Chandler Parsons tweeted this:
It was taken as a sign he was on a plane to Houston (where Jordan lives) to talk him into staying with the Mavs. It also led to a series of emoji responses from the Clippers players, such as:
Then it just started to get funny.
Oh. Well then, in the words of Emily Litella, never mind.