Many NBA players were just as shocked as you were at the Kyrie Irving-Isaiah Thomas trade

CLEVELAND, OH - APRIL 19: Kyrie Irving #2 of the Cleveland Cavaliers tries to stop Isaiah Thomas #4 of the Boston Celtics in the second half during Game One in the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs 2015 at Quicken Loans Arena on April 19, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Cavaliers defeated the Celtics 113-100. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)
Kyrie Irving tries to stop Isaiah Thomas in the second half of Game 1 of the 2015 Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. –Jason Miller/Getty Images

You weren’t alone on Tuesday night if the Kyrie Irving-Isaiah Thomas trade caught you off guard. Players from many organizations expressed their shock, confusion, and amusement at the sudden deal struck between the Celtics and the Cavaliers.

Coming from those in both the Eastern and Western Conferences, reactions on Twitter captured the sentiment across the league:

“Wow!”

Emojis

With exception to Philadelphia 76ers forward Ben Simmons…

…most players greeted the news with wide eyes.

Adoration for the NBA

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