An old video of the Peyton Manning making jokes at Kevin Durant’s expense at the 2017 ESPYS is trending again on Reddit.
The 2017 off-season was the summer every team was aiming to beat Golden State. Kevin Durant had moved over to the Warriors following the 73-9 Warriors falling short to the 2016 Cavs even after attaining an early 3-1 lead in the Finals. There was a lot of lashback over KD’s decision, but the Warriors and their fans had no complaints.
Peyton Manning is universally considered one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time. During the 2017 ESPYs, Manning decided to take a shot and make a ‘My Next Chapter’ joke at Kevin Durant too.
“Kevin Durant wants to join our gymnastics team”: Peyton Manning
There were a lot of jokes made at Kevin Durant’s expense ever since he decided to team up with the 73-9 Warriors. Peyton Manning did not miss his shot at the same during the 2017 ESPYs.
— Complex (@Complex) July 13, 2017
Manning even mentioned Durant’s former teammate Russell Westbrook, who not happy about KD switching teams. The internet and the fans had a gala making memes for the same.
Here are a few of the best memes,
The Internet Hilariously Reacts To Kevin Durant Not Reacting To Peyton Manning’s ESPYS Joke!
— Ballislife.com (@Ballislife) July 13, 2017
This one took the jokes at KD as a shot at the Warriors too.
— Drewski (@oldmanDrewski) July 13, 2017
The past is in the past now. With the practice games starting tonight, everyone is excited to see Durant back on the floor. The last time KD was on the basketball hardcourt was in Game 5 of the 2019 Finals. Everyone expects great things from the 2x Finals MVP.