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July 02, 2017

The best Twitter reactions to the Sixers signing J.J. Redick in free agency

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The way things work in the NBA at this time this year, news usually breaks with a “Woj Bomb.” J.J. Redick signing a one-year, $23 million deal with your Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday afternoon was no different:

How about that for some real, live Sixers free agency news? It was a surprise to most that the 33-year-old Redick took only a one-year contract, but the Sixers ponied up the short-term money and offered him a defined role as the veteran starting shooting guard on a team that desperately needs the floor spacing he brings to the offensive end of the floor.

But we have all the time in the world to talk about the on-court fit. Redick, who hosts a very good podcast in addition to running off screens and knocking down triples, is also social media savvy. Remember, he kicked off the whole DeAndre Jordan emoji war a couple years ago:

And after he agreed to a deal with the Sixers, Redick took to Twitter:

It’s safe to say that Sixers fans and players were generally pretty excited about the prospect of Redick playing in Philly. Here are some of the best reactions from Twitter, starting with who else but…

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