The Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant holds the Finals MVP trophy after defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers, 129-120, in Game 5 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Monday, June 12, 2017. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group/TNS)

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Report: Kevin Durant was in on Peyton Manning joke, trolled everyone

Posted July 13th, 2017

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Even if you didn’t watch the ESPY Awards on Wednesday night, you probably saw the video.

Yeah, that video. The one where Peyton Manning’s joke about Kevin Durant joining his “dominant” gymnastics team got the ultimate straight-face from the NBA Finals MVP.

In case you somehow missed it…

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Yeah, Durant was not having any of it. Except, maybe he was?

According to ESPN NBA reporter Chris Haynes, Durant was in on the joke the whole time and “played his part well.” If that’s the case, Durant just trolled the whole internet into trolling him.

At the very least, we can all thank KD for bringing some life to one of the slowest sports weeks of the year. The memes were absolutely brutal.

https://twitter.com/Lusiano_G/status/885536939331526656

https://twitter.com/SInow/status/885309181225553920

KD wasn’t amused… Or was he?

Good grief. Football season is only 51 days away, and it can’t arrive soon enough.

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