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Twitter reacts to Gordon Hayward’s Players’ Tribune announcement

Utah Jazz forward Gordon Hayward (20) shoots during practice before the start of Game 6 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Los Angeles Clippers Friday, April 28, 2017, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
Utah Jazz forward Gordon Hayward (20) shoots during practice before the start of Game 6 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Los Angeles Clippers Friday, April 28, 2017, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
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A roller coaster of a July 4 saw conflicting reports concerning Gordon Hayward's next NBA destination before he confirmed in a piece for the Players' Tribune that he'll be leaving the Utah Jazz for the Boston Celtics.

Throughout the day, Twitter users expressed frustration over the mixed messages Hayward's camp was sending, and many became especially angry after the Players' Tribune piece was published.

Others made jokes about Hayward taking so long to write his Players' Tribune piece.

Like parents often say when disciplining children, some fans didn't express that they were mad, just disappointed.

Despite the general feeling of disappointment among Jazz fans, some expressed confidence in the team's ability to rebound.

Speaking of Donovan Mitchell, one of the pieces the Jazz gave to the Denver Nuggets last month to acquire him was Trey Lyles, who had an interesting reaction to the news.

https://twitter.com/TreyLyles/status/882392866311610368One Jazz fan did express how many who had been on Twitter for much of the day seeking updates may have ultimately felt.

One of the big questions for the Celtics now is whether or not they can be good enough to win an NBA championship. A few expressed a unanimous thought on that front.

https://twitter.com/PKKinahan/status/882391181040033793And, of course, there were tweets about Danny Ainge, the former BYU star who is now the general manager of the Celtics.

Ainge's son Tanner is a candidate to replace Jason Chaffetz in Congress and has been an outward supporter of Hayward staying in the Beehive State.