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Kevin Durant is out here commenting on snake posts on social media again

Kevin Durant is out here commenting on snake posts on social media again

Kevin Durant just can't let storylines die, even if he's poking fun at himself.

When the four-timing scoring champ left the Thunder for the Warriors in 2016, critics hurled insults at him that included "snake" and "cupcake."

On Tuesday, the Warriors forward took a self-deprecating approach to a video posted on Instagram of a snake slittering across a golf course.

"My bad, lemme get out your way," Durant wrote on Barstool Sports' Instagram post.

He also liked the video.

As you can imagine, Durant's comment garnered a lot of reaction.

Instagram user schlepmunsch left this comment: "You comment on this cause you're a snake yourself KD?"

Durant was one of many users that liked the comment.

Zach Collins reveals Warriors fans send him hate mail after Klay Thompson dust-up

Zach Collins reveals Warriors fans send him hate mail after Klay Thompson dust-up

Zach Collins doesn't have a lot of fans in the Bay Area.

The Portland Trail Blazers forward drew the ire of Warriors fans last season when he got into an altercation with star guard Klay Thompson. After Thompson was called for an offensive foul for elbowing Collins in the chest, the Blazers big man started jawing at Thompson and then bumped him with his chest. Thompson took exception to the bump and started jawing back at Collins.

The trash talk continued until both were hit with technical fouls.

With the sports world stopped due to the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Collins took some time to answer questions on Instagram Live. He shed some light on the altercation with Thompson and noted Dub Nation still sends him "fan" mail.

"The Klay Thompson moment obviously comes to mind," Collins said when asked for a favorite trash-talking moment. "I just kind of -- I don't know, in that moment, I probably said some things I shouldn't have. But, I was in the moment, I was hyped, it was against the Warriors and everybody's trying to beat them. We had been going on a run and I was just like, I didn't care who it was, you were getting it that night if you came up to me. So he said something to me and I turned around and saw red. I just went crazy for a second.

"I got a lot of clout from that. A lot of followers," Collins joked later in the stream, via Jamie Hudson of NBC Sports Northwest. "I got a lot of hate mail from Warriors fans. I still get it to this day. It went on probably the rest of the year."

Dub Nation has Klay's back.

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Thompson and the Warriors got the last laugh over Collins and the Blazers, as the Dubs swept Portland in the Western Conference finals en route to their fifth straight NBA Finals appearance.

A world without sports is rough, but it does give Collins a chance to catch up on all the mail from his adoring Bay Area fan club.

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Why Jay Williams claims Steph Curry is not top-two NBA ball-handler

Why Jay Williams claims Steph Curry is not top-two NBA ball-handler

We are not here to pick a fight with ESPN personality Jay Williams.

He is entitled to his opinion.

But his latest claim, that Steph Curry is not one of the top-two ball-handlers in the NBA, probably won't sit well with Warriors fans.

This prompted Twitter user @famouslos32 to put together a highlight reel of Curry's handle (make sure you watch it because it's amazing and hilarious). The video package resulted in a very simple response from Williams:

Here are a couple other tweets on the matter from the No. 2 overall pick in the 2002 NBA Draft:

Who is the best ball-handler in the NBA according to Williams?

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Yours truly agrees.

Does it matter if Steph universally is considered second best? No. Not at all.

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