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Peyton Manning makes a joke about Kevin Durant at the ESPYs; Durant didn’t appreciate it

You’ve got to see Durant’s reaction.

The 2017 ESPYS - Show Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images

You knew we were going to get a show tonight with Peyton Manning hosting the ESPYs, but this was awesome. Kevin Durant, fresh off his NBA Finals victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers and LeBron James was in attendance. Peyton took a shot at Durant and didn’t miss.

Peyton is of course referencing Durant’s move to the Golden State Warriors after he couldn’t bring a title to Oklahoma City. Manning then involved Durant’s former teammate Russell Westbrook, which just made everything that much better.

It’s clear that Durant wasn’t amused by this joke from Manning. He’s heard plenty of talk about his move to Golden State, but one was on a national stage in front of all of his peers.

Of course, the internet is already all over this. The sequence will no doubt launch a series of never-ending memes. There’s no telling what else Peyton has up his sleeve for tonight.