Dwyane Wade congratulated the Miami Heat on Wednesday night for trading in the veteran wing Andre Iguodala from the Memphis Grizzlies.
The 38-year-old retired security guard spent most of his 16-year career in Miami and immediately switched to Twitter to respond to the news when it broke
"👀 Great Pickup @ MiamiHEAT," wrote Wade.
An angry Iguodala, 36, signed a two-year $ 30 million extension with the Heat, which includes a team option. The message that was originally reported by Adrian Wojnarowski from ESPN, did not announce that the 2015 trade would send Justise Winslow to Memphis as part of the deal.
Winslow Quote-tweeted Wade with an ellipsis and three silencing emojis after feeling disturbed: ".. 🤫🤫🤫"
After learning the additional details of the trade, Wade quoted and tweeted Wojnarowski praised Winslow's talent.
“As a young player in our game, a certain amount of time was required in Miami, now he can get started and apply what he has learned to the next chapter. Excited for my Rook1. "
Wade had called Winslow "Rook1" and Josh Richardson "Rook2".
The injured 23-year-old has played 11 games this season and averages 11.3 points, 6.6 rebounds and 4 assists. He signed a three-year contract for $ 39 million in the first year with an option for the third year.
The heat also sent Dion Waiters and James Johnson to the grizzles and received Solomon Hill and Jae Crowder as part of the deal, by Wojnarowski,
Shortly after the deal was announced, Winslow posted an Instagram photo on Wednesday evening with a grizzlies hat and the headline "LET’S GET IT @memgrizz #DontPokeTheBear".
He expressed his excitement about Tyus Jones and Grayson Allen, with whom he won a national championship at Duke University in his only year of study.
"@ 1Tyus @GraysonJAllen MY BRUDDAS✊🏾✊🏾✊🏾," Winslow wrote on Twitter.
The NBA's trading period ends on Thursday at 3 p.m.