The social media reaction to DeMarcus Cousins joining the Warriors

NBA observers thought they were safe after digesting the news that LeBron James would go West to the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday night. Folks got too comfortable Monday, however, and the defending champion Golden State Warriors shook up the world again by adding yet another All-Star.

DeMarcus Cousins has agreed to a deal with Golden State, league source tells ESPN.

- Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) July 3, 2018

That's right: free-agent center DeMarcus Cousins will leave the New Orleans Pelicans to join the Warriors for a season. Cousins may not be available until the winter, but that didn't stop people from wondering how the latest installment of Bay Area destruction would impact any and all basketball plans:

Western Conference players



The 3rd splash Brother . Let's go @boogiecousins

- Stephen Curry (@StephenCurry30) July 3, 2018

Big fella!!!!

- Andre Iguodala (@andre) July 3, 2018

Yeah man.... crazy!!! Santorini is a blast!

- Draymond Green (@Money23Green) July 3, 2018

Wow

- Nick Young (@NickSwagyPYoung) July 3, 2018

Man cmon man!!!!

- Patrick Beverley (@patbev21) July 3, 2018

pic.twitter.com/xHqasM7ZXV

- Sam Dekker (@dekker) July 3, 2018

- Jusuf Nurki (@bosnianbeast27) July 3, 2018

Just turned my phone on .... @boogiecousins whats goin on bruh? .. hit my line ..we gotta talk about this

- CJ McCollum (@CJMcCollum) July 3, 2018

NBA owners might lock us out now!

- Jared Dudley (@JaredDudley619) July 3, 2018

Eastern Conference players



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- Larry Nance Jr (@Larrydn22) July 3, 2018

Facts https://t.co/lY56vRN8A7

- Thad Young (@yungsmoove21) July 3, 2018

https://t.co/Fp7PA0HBfv

- Spencer Dinwiddie (@SDinwiddie_25) July 3, 2018

Well well the NBA is NUTS and also the best league lmao pic.twitter.com/zwtcgq9oZP

- Joel Embiid (@JoelEmbiid) July 3, 2018

There's still time to change your mind lol

- Joel Embiid (@JoelEmbiid) July 3, 2018

Let's pull a DeAndre Jordan and just Trust it

- Joel Embiid (@JoelEmbiid) July 3, 2018

Adam Silver has agreed to a Mid Level Extension with the Golden State, league sources tell ME. pic.twitter.com/G9uAcVcg6w

- Enes Kanter (@Enes_Kanter) July 3, 2018

All-Star spots in the eastern conf. are up for grabs now.....

- Forever Humble (@taureanprince) July 3, 2018

Everyone was just hype as hell about Lebron going to LA, not even 24 hours later, even bigger news!

- Baze (@24Bazemore) July 3, 2018

Nah man had no clue. WOW https://t.co/BwwgOwyEAq

- Baze (@24Bazemore) July 3, 2018

There's no way Bob Meyers can lose this bet unless his five all stars fall victim to five separate misfortunes and are unable to play in June 2019 #PicturedBelowIsKlay pic.twitter.com/jblJRLHFJR

- Robin Lopez (@rolopez42) July 3, 2018

Wouldn't be surprised if I see

BREAKING: Warriors just signed Thanos and John Wick to add to their bench for one year. Lol

- Enes Kanter (@Enes_Kanter) July 3, 2018

Wow! This Free Agen cy is Crazy!!! God Bless America

- Kendrick Perkins (@KendrickPerkins) July 3, 2018

5 All-Stars on 1 team.... wow

- Francis Kaminsky III (@FSKPart3) July 3, 2018

Chill Cuz

- Marcus Morris (@MookMorris2) July 3, 2018

WHAT IS GOING ON

- Emmanuel Mudiay (@emmanuelmudiay) July 3, 2018

wtf lol

- Jordan Clarkson (@JordanClarksons) July 3, 2018

Bro Wut

- Myles Turner (@Original_Turner) July 3, 2018

Fans



@boogiecousins Welcome to the Bay Area! #bayareaunite @warriors @SteveKerr

- Smash Mouth (@smashmouth) July 3, 2018

Miscellaneous



Sorry, @Warriors. You can't have @LarryFitzgerald.

- Arizona Cardinals (@AZCardinals) July 3, 2018

No, @warriors... you cannot have @AB84.

- Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) July 3, 2018

.@warriors Still more All-Stars on our team

- Atlanta United FC (@ATLUTD) July 3, 2018

Free crab cakes every time the Warriors lose a game this season.

- Jimmy's Seafood (@JimmysSeafood) July 3, 2018

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