Yahoo's Adrian Wojnarowski Fires Back After Getting Called out by ESPN Writer

Kyle NewportFeatured ColumnistJune 24, 2014

GREENWICH, CT - JULY 08:  LeBron James speaks at the LeBron James announcement of his future NBA plans at the Boys & Girls Club of America on July 8, 2010 in Greenwich, Connecticut. James announced during a live broadcast on ESPN that he will play for the Miami Heat next season.  (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Estabrook Group)
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Even when Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski gives credit where it's due, he can't please everyone.

On Tuesday morning, ESPN's Chris Broussard reported that LeBron James opted out of his contract with the Miami Heat as expected. Wojnarowski confirmed the reports shortly thereafter:

He followed that up by giving ESPN credit for breaking the story:

However, ESPN NBA Insider writer Amin Elhassan replied to Wojnarowski's tweet with an apparent jab:

The "cable television network" remark appears to be in reference to when Wojnarowski noted in an article last year that the Memphis Grizzlies' vice president of basketball operations John Hollinger once worked for a "cable sports company," or ESPN.

Wojnarowski responded to Elhassan with one simple tweet:

Based on some of his ensuing tweets, it looks like Elhassan may have been joking from the start:

Regardless of Elhassan's intentions, Wojnarowski didn't take kindly to being called out.

[Twitter, h/t The Big Lead]