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The back-and-forth between Kevin Durant and C.J. McCollum is non-stop, and hilarious

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This is NBA Twitter at its finest.

Note: This article contains tweets with profane language.

The NBA offseason has a way of producing hilarious and outstanding stories, many of which blossom on social media. And, over the last few days, one of the more entertaining back-and-forths in recent memory started . . . and is still going.

About a week ago, Golden State Warriors All-Star Kevin Durant was a guest on the podcast of Portland Trail Blazers star C.J. McCollum. It was a very fun podcast, and well worth the listen.

Not surprisingly, the topic of Durant joining the Warriors came up, which made for a fascinating exchange. Here’s a clip of it:

After McCollum says he was mad about both Durant and DeMarcus Cousins joining Golden State, KD fires back with, “Why are you mad about this stuff?” Then comes the good stuff. McCollum justifies the anger by saying that the Warriors have beat the Blazers, before Durant ruthlessly interjects with “You know you guys aren’t gonna win a championship.”

McCollum tries to say that Portland has a chance, and Durant breaks into a fit of laughter. It’s ruthless, competitive, and hilarious, all at once.

And since then, the back-and-forth has continued onto Twitter, and brought the world in on the action. McCollum made an interesting analogy for Durant’s decision, which naturally got a response out of KD:

Durant’s home run line - “I just did your f****n podcast” - naturally blew up on Twitter. Just look at some of these stellar reactions:

But things certainly didn’t end there. McCollum’s teammate, All-Star Damian Lillard, had a funny social media reaction to the exchange, and seems to disagree with Durant’s assessment that the Blazers cannot win a title.

Durant, meanwhile, received flack for taking these things to social media, but was quick to respond to the haters.

That’s a strong agree with Durant on that one.

Meanwhile, social media had a field day with both complimenting, insulting, and backhanded complimenting Durant.

Finally - and serving as a good reminder for a lot of people on Twitter - McCollum wanted to remind everyone that, jokes and trash talk aside, all is well between the two stars.

And that’s the NBA offseason in a nutshell. You cannot make this stuff up.