Flash back to the 2017 NBA Draft: Lauri Markannen was drafted by the Minnesota Timberwolves with the 7th overall pick … and was promptly shipped to the Chicago Bulls in the Jimmy Butler trade.
A year later, Markannen is an All-Rookie first teamer after averaging 15.2 points and 7.5 rebounds in 68 games, flourishing as a stretch power forward. As for the Timberwolves who dealt him? They’re in serious turmoil with Jimmy Butler requesting a trade.
Put it all together and this perfectly-timed tweet from Markannen on Thursday morning is just savage:
In case you don’t get it, that’s a photo from draft night when the T-Wolves grabbed him, reminding the franchise and its fans what they’re missing out on. What a troll!
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