The ESPYs are a celebration of athletic accomplishment and prowess. It’s the one time where athletes can come together and celebrate one another, basically making it the Oscar’s of the athletic world.
So when we found out Peyton Manning was hosting this year, we were excited to see how he would handle hosting responsibilities. He did not disappoint, and the highlight of our night was this impressive jab aimed at NBA superstar, Kevin Durant.
Kevin Durant was not feeling this Peyton Manning joke AT ALL 😂 pic.twitter.com/kdXTr2gE1E
— Sports Illustrated (@SInow) July 13, 2017
Kevin was clearly unimpressed, and the sidebar to Russell Westbrook? Classic. Naturally, Twitter immediately took to the web and shared their thoughts, making it one of the trending moments!
Here’s some of our favs:
— Omar Ashraf (@Thee_bigO) July 13, 2017
When You’re Divorced But Try To Keep It Civilized For The Children pic.twitter.com/I2i6NVDH38
— Lil Wifi/Not Nice (@VanRidd) July 13, 2017
When your mom says you can’t join super teams again pic.twitter.com/37hndpHwQ7
— NBA Buckets (@NBA_Buckets) July 13, 2017
— Legends (@LegendsofCH) July 13, 2017