The Clippers And Mavs Are Having An Emoji War Over DeAndre Jordan, And Chris Paul Won The Internet With This Tweet

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Earlier today, ESPN’s Marc Stein reported that DeAndre Jordan was having second thoughts about joining the Mavs and might re-sign with the Clippers even though he verbally committed with Dallas last week.

After the news broke, both teams started hustling to meet with Jordan in Houston before he can officially sign a contract at midnight tonight. The rush to woo Jordan has turned into a hilarious Twitter emoji war between the two contingents.

It started off with this tweet by Mavericks guard Chandler Parsons who posted an emoji of an airplane.

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Clippers’ JJ Redick responded.

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But then Blake Griffin upped the ante.

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And Chris Paul officially won the war when he posted an emoji of a banana and a boat referencing a pic that went viral last night of him, LeBron, and Dwyane Wade riding around in a banana boat in the Bahamas.

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Update Dallas Cowboys’ QB Tony Romo is now using emojis to try and convince DeAndre Jordan into staying with the Dallas Mavericks

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Update #2 Kobe Bryant has entered the emoji battle.

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Update #3:

Unfortunately Paul Pierce is too old to understand Twitter and uploaded this clip art.

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and gets laughed at by Rudy Gobert

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Update #4 The Cleveland Cavaliers chimed in on the emoji war.

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and so have the Golden State Warriors

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