After a day full of uncertainty, Gordon Hayward made it official by in an essay on The Player's Tribune on Tuesday.
The move was somewhat anticipated, but that didn't stop Twitter from going bonkers after the whole fiasco.
And of course there was the ceremonial burning of the Hayward jersey by Jazz fans.
And then there was the normal, always-hilarious Twitter reaction.
celtics are still trying to win with a team whose best player is -- no matter who you choose -- a guy you don't want to be your best player.— El Flaco (@bomani_jones) July 5, 2017
Meanwhile, the Jazz immediately put out the message that they have a new franchise player before deleting it and sending a more fan-friendly farewell to Hayward.
And here's how Rudy Gobert took the news (NSFW language in video):
It may have taken a little longer than expected, but Hayward's decision definitely produced the Twitter reaction we were waiting for.