Good to see that JaVale McGee is already using his NBA offseason wisely. Yesterday, he put up the following tweet to let the world know that he bought two pet platypuses:

Then, he woke up today and reported that his pet platypuses had poisoned him:

Then, he waited about two minutes after the post about the poisoning and revealed that—gasp—the whole thing was just a clever hoax:

Then, he chastised reporters for actually falling for his evil plan:

Then, he chastised them again:

Then, he ran away giggling and yelling, "GOTCHA!" Good one, JaVale. And, again: Good to see that you're already using your NBA offseason wisely.

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[via BuzzFeed]