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WATCH: Ben Simmons and some of the NBA's finest get the 'Mean Tweets' treatment

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1st June, 2019
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Even the best can cop the worst.

With the NBA season rapidly moving toward its conclusion as the Toronto Raptors look to stop the Golden State Warriors juggernaut from another title in the Finals, Jimmy Kimmel has helped celebrate the stars of the basketball world in the only way his show knows how.

Current guns including Kevin Durant, Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid as well as former champions in Chris Bosh and Charles Barkley shared some of the mean tweets they’re sent in a signature segment of Kimmel’s late night show.

While the concept is first and foremost about the comedy, it does highlight the often ridiculous and unwarranted comments modern athletes are on the receiving end of in the age of social media.