Marcin Gortat copes with Wizards’ trade deadline move live on Twitter

Trade deadlines are always a weird time in sports. Players become bargaining chips in a race against the clock. Guys don’t know where they’ll be playing, let alone living, in the next 24 hours. Thanks to social media, we can now get instant insight into the players’ world.

Take Marcin Gortat’s Twitter feed. The Washington Wizards center tweeted out his reactions to the team’s move, and we got to watch him cope in real time.

Uh oh, something’s going down.

Bye bye Jan Vesely.

See ya, Eric Maynor.

Good friends gone.

Welcome to the new guy.

And then that moment you realize …