NBA players and legends read mean tweets about themselves

By Rose Minutaglio
June 02, 2017 12:41 PM


As the Cavaliers face the Warriors in the NBA Finals for the third year in a row, Jimmy Kimmel recruited some of the league’s finest for a new rendition of his popular segment “Mean Tweets.”

On Thursday, players and legends alike went on camera to read nasty insults about themselves.
The results were (of course) hilarious.

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Some of the best include…

This dig at DeAndre Jordan’s facial features.

“I bet DeAndre Jordan is so bad at free throws because his eyes are so close together” read the Los Angeles Clippers center.

A dictionary reference aimed at Caron Butler.

“If you look up the word douche in the dictionary, you’ll see a picture of Hitler, but in that photo he’s holding up a picture of Caron Butler,” said Butler.

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This strange zinger that elicited a chuckle from Zach LaVine.

“Zach LaVine looks like the type guy that tried his girlfriend’s bra on in college as a joke, but then kinda liked it,” read LaVine with a smile.

And, finally, this James Harden insult that is probably, definitely, not PC.

“James Harden always looks like he’s just about to lead the Israelites through the Red Sea,” said Harden, a look of confusion on his face.

To watch more celebrities and athletes read their Mean Tweets, tune into Jimmy Kimmel Live! weeknights at 11:35 p.m. ET on ABC.