Kevin Durant to Skip Bayless: “I Really Don’t Like You”

Published 12/15/2021, 1:29 AM EST

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Kevin Durant is indeed one of the shining stars in the Brooklyn Nets roster. As far as the style of play is concerned, he may be the best that the team has. However, a recent tweet that praised him did not go down so well with Durant.

Skip Bayless posted a tweet in which he proclaimed that the Nets’ superstar as the best player while mentioning another NBA great, LeBron James:

The Best Player on the Planet was at it again tonight in Brooklyn, going assassin into overtime for the COVID-rocked Nets. Nothing like Kevin Durant. You watch, Bron?”


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Durant’s succinct response to the above was this:  “I really don’t like u.”

USA Today via Reuters

Kevin Durant doesn’t want his name used by anyone to question the performance of another player

Skip Bayless has always been known for his tweets and takes. It is crucial when you are a columnist, a commentator, or a television personality to know what you put out before the public as an analyst. While some people disagree with his point of view, others appreciate what he says.

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It is not the first time that Bayless has criticized James. He previously tweeted a number of tweets about his performance during the MVP race, such as:

isn’t even in the same stratosphere as KD

“It’s kind of Kevin Durant vs. The world,” Bayless said on Monday. “And he’s leading the league in scoring and he’s the MVP.”


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It will be interesting to note how Bayless replies to Durant after this. However, it appears to be that Durant was not impressed when another player was criticized.

Please let us know what you think of Bayless’ comment and Durant’s feedback on this.

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Written by:

Anshika Rai


One take at a time

Anshika Rai is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. She is currently pursuing her bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communication. Anshika has been following NBA for many years now.
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