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Did Jarrett Jack subtweet Jeremy Lin's contract? He says no

Jeremy Lin will be replacing Jarrett Jack as Brooklyn's point guard in 2016-17. Sam Sharpe-USA TODAY Sports

On Thursday, the Brooklyn Nets waived Jarrett Jack, cutting what they owed him in salary from $6.3 million to $500,000. A day later, the Nets agreed to a 3-year, $36 million deal with point guard Jeremy Lin, who marked the occassion with a tweet.

Jack tweeted about 20 minutes after Lin, though his reaction was slightly less straight forward.

Now, to be fair, we don't know for sure that Jack's tweet was about Lin getting $12M per year -- nearly double what Jack has ever made for a season during his 11-year career. He could have been catching up on "Veep" on his DVR. Or maybe he was in a hot sculpting class and his instructor made a funny joke. But based on the 3,000+ retweets on Jack's tweet, it's safe to say the Twitter audience thought it was about Lin's contract.

Eventually Jack returned to Twitter to clarify the situation.

So is this a case of throwing shade or just poor timing? The world may never know.