The Chirp

Meek Mill vs. Drake

As Tuesday night turned to Wednesday morning, Meek Mill unleashed a string of heat-seeking Twitter missiles.

Chief among those catching Meek’s tweet heat was Drake.

As it happens, beef is the internet’s primary fuel source — and this one lasted throughout the next day. Here are the best athlete tweets from the opening round of Meek vs. Drake:

Eagles defensive end Vinny Curry and more on getting out the popcorn:

Celtics guard R.J. Hunter and more on emotional betrayal:

Bucs wide receiver
Tavarres King on his prescription for late-night tweeting:

Redskins safety
Duke Ihenacho and more on being #TeamDrizzy:

Mercury forward
Monique Currie and more on being #TeamWhoCares:

Kentucky coach John Calipari weighs in:

Rockets forward
Sam Dekker and Wizards forward Jared Dudley on the sequel:

Seahawks running back Robert Turbin on the prequel:

Rams defensive end
Chris Long asks the tough questions:

And finally, Heat forward
Justise Winslow on cause and effect: