The Los Angeles Lakers shocked the basketball world on Monday after deciding to cut ties with veteran big man DeAndre Jordan. LA needed to make room for the signing of point guard DJ Augustin and unfortunately for Jordan, he was the odd man out.
NBA Twitter has unsurprisingly been all over this recent development. As a matter of fact, they’re identified the exact moment that led the Lakers to decide to waive the 33-year-old. According to the keyboard warriors over on the mean streets of Twitter, it was this particular play that was the last straw for DeAndre and the Lakers (h/t Shaqtin’ a Fool on Twitter):
— Shaqtin’ a Fool (@shaqtin) February 28, 2022
Sorry, DeAndre, but that inexplicable pass was as a prime candidate for Shaqtin’ a Fool. Lakers fans over on Twitter definitely seem to think so (h/t Larry Brown Sports):