Twitter's ability to quickly connect common folk with celebrities, political figures and athletes has changed modern media and communications forever.
It's also fed the formidable beast of anonymous online trolling.
In honor of the NBA Finals, Jimmy Kimmel put together a special hoops edition of Mean Tweets, in which famous people read horrible things written about them.
The segment's concept is as simple as it is hilarious.
Watch Blake Griffin, Chris Paul, Metta World Peace, Shaq, Kobe, Rajon Rondo and others recite some of the best Tweets they've received from morons below: