Twitter Reacts to Russell Westbrook Signing Extension on Kevin Durant's Birthday

Zac Wassink@https://twitter.com/ZacWassinkFeatured ColumnistSeptember 29, 2017
Adrian Wojnarowski @wojespn

Russell Westbrook has agreed to a five-year, $205M contract extension with OKC, league sources tell ESPN.

On Friday, Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Russell Westbrook agreed to a five-year contract extension worth $205 million, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski

September 29 also happens to be Golden State Warriors superstar Kevin Durant's birthday. 

As expected, users across Twitter didn't seem to believe Westbrook's putting pen to paper on this particular day was pure coincidence: 

Thomas Duffy @TJDhoops

Westbrook signed the biggest deal in NBA history on Kevin Durant's birthday. Legendary petty move. https://t.co/Pgkk85eGDi

Royce Young @royceyoung

Just mentioning for no reason at all not related to anything in the world at all... today is Kevin Durant's birthday.

Austin Beck-Hill @AustinBeckHill

Russell Westbrook signs Extension on Durant's birthday LMAO https://t.co/nic0jVxSsr

Danny Cunningham @RealDCunningham

Russ doing this on Kevin Durant’s birthday is one of the reasons I absolutely love this league. https://t.co/xF4lO24X2b

Tim Ryan @TheSportsHernia

Durant so close to making a thoughtful birthday wish and then BOOM, Woj Bomb about Russ’s contract extension. https://t.co/qmKzSkTzuX

Carson Cunningham @KOCOCarson

Russ signed on Kevin Durant’s birthday. https://t.co/2scV50Fq98

Andrew Sharp @andrewsharp

Today is Kevin Durant's birthday. Russell Westbrook is perfect.

Both Durant and Westbrook have plenty of reasons to celebrate heading into the weekend.