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The Mailman Is Not Here for Your NBA ‘Mean Tweets’

Sports fans love nothing more than to live-tweet their frustrations during games. It beats actually watching the commercials, or, well, talking to actual people while the game is on. But the players you’re bashing know what you’re saying about them—and some of them are definitely not happy about it.

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Jimmy Kimmel Live had NBA players, managers, and on-air commentators on for his regular Mean Tweets series, and some of the insults were just savage. “James Harden always looks like he’s just about to lead the Israelites through the Red Sea,” one hilarious user wrote, correctly. “The dopest thing about Karl Anthony-Towns is that he looks like a gigantic, extraordinarily athletic baby,” another user wrote, which was more of a stretch, but still a hilarious mental image.

Kimmel even got some all-time greats involved, like Magic Johnson and Shaquille O’Neal. Shaq seemed to get a kick out of it, but Karl Malone was absolutely not having it—or at least put on a show to make it look that way. “No. F—Twitter. Karl Malone ain’t doing this shit,” he said, and walked off.

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So next time, consider the feelings of your favorite athletes before venting during the NBA Finals. Or, you know, don’t—these people make way too much money to get bent out of shape over what you think. Watch the full clip below:

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