These NBA players thought they were tough until it came time for them to read mean tweets

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NBA players have to block out a lot of stuff – screaming hecklers, referees making calls that don’t go their way and a season with over 80 games. But, even these tough guys weren’t expecting the vitriol that flows out of Twitter.

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While the tweets were a bit mean, some of the burns were also pretty hilarious. James Harden of the Houston Rockets read a tweet saying, “James Harden always looks like he’s about to lead the Israelites to the Red Sea.”

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But, it wasn’t just basketball players, a number of anchors, sports commentators and analysts got in on the fun to read the worst things that the internet has to say about them.

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