Jimmy Kimmel’s NBA Mean Tweets Rebounds With Magic Johnson, Shaq, James Harden (Video)

“I don’t think Shaq is dumb, but he sure sounds like it,” Shaquille O’Neal reads

Jimmy Kimmel’s Mean Tweets segment returned Thursday night, just in time for Game 1 of the NBA Finals.

After fans watched the Golden State Warriors thrash the Cleveland Cavaliers on ABC, basketball stars past and present read out toxic Twitter messages directed at them on the same network’s late-night show.

James Harden, Magic Johnson, Shaquille O’Neal, Karl Malone, DeAndre Jordan, Mike Conley Jr., Paul George,  Doc Rivers, Walt Frazier and ESPN’s Michelle Beadle all joined in what has become “Jimmy Kimmel Live’s” most popular skits.

“Personally I think Paul George could be traded for half a bag of saltine crackers,” George read out, dissolving into laughter.

“Michelle Beadle’s hair looks like it hasn’t been washed since the late ’90s,” the “NBA Countdown” host read, adding: “Well, technically this is not all even my hair, so maybe it hasn’t.”

“I don’t think Shaq is dumb, but he sure sounds like it,” was the attack on O’Neal, which had him in stitches.

“Jimmy Kimmel Live!” airs 11:35 p.m. weeknights on ABC, and Game 2 of the NBA Finals tips off Sunday at 5 p.m. PT.