NBA Free Agency: Players React To DeMarcus Cousins Signing With Golden State Warriors
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Less than one week into 2018 NBA free agency, and yet there has been nothing but chaos since it started. The first big splash was Paul George taking a four year max-contract to stay with the Oklahoma City Thunder.

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That was followed by the Los Angeles Lakers agreeing to terms with Lebron James and a slew of other free agents. And even after that, the craziest move of the offseason happened Monday.

DeMarcus Cousins agreed a one year, $5.3 million contract with the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors.

This obviously sent shockwaves throughout the NBA, as once Cousins recovers from his injury, the Warriors will be able to play a starting lineup featuring five all stars.

A Warriors lineup of Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Kevin Durant, Draymond Green, and Cousins could easily go down as the greatest lineup in NBA history.

Many NBA players had a significant reaction to this, as this effectively ends any competitive balance there was left. Check out their reactions below:

Perhaps the funniest reaction was that of Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embiid, who took the Cousins signing as his chance to pry James away from the Lakers:

And, of course, the only people seemingly happy about this were other members of the Warriors:

It’s safe to say that even though Lebron James switched teams, the signing that blew up NBA Twitter the most was Cousins to the Warriors, and it’s not even close.

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