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Kevin Durant lights up Skip Bayless after Twitter praise: ‘I really don’t like u’

When Skip Bayless speaks, folks hear. Not as a result of he boasts perception or authority, however as a result of his opinions are sometimes sufficient to evoke a visceral response.

As Kevin Durant demonstrated on Tuesday, that may even be the case when the Fox Sports 1 commentator is heaping reward on gamers. The “Undisputed” host was effusive in his admiration for Durant on Twitter after the latter led an undermanned Nets staff to a 131-129 additional time win over the Nets.

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Brooklyn, down seven gamers as a result of COVID-19, relied closely on Durant’s 34 factors, 13 rebounds and 11 assists within the victory. But Bayless used his reward for Durant as a possibility to take a shot on the Lakers’ LeBron James. Los Angeles, amid a two-game win streak, didn’t play on Tuesday.

It’s unsure if Bayless’ shot at James is what prompted a response from the Nets celebrity, however the latter actually did not take kindly to the tweet:

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Bayless wasn’t dissuaded by Durant’s response, doubling down with but extra reward in a tweet an hour later:

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Steve Nash simply stated forfeiting was an choice tonight as a result of they would not have sufficient our bodies. Kevin Durant was iffy on a foul ankle. But KD insisted on taking part in, performed 48 minutes (typically with 4 rookies) and Nets gained in OT. Best report in East by 2.5 video games! KD MVP!!!

— Skip Bayless (@ActualSkipBayless) December 15, 2021

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This is not the primary time Durant and Bayless have had run-ins, with the previous reportedly asking a reporter in 2016 to ask him a query concerning the then-ESPN host simply so he may tee off on him in a postgame information convention.

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Needless to say: Durant’s response to Bayless’ reward on Tuesday didnt come from nowhere.

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