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Kevin Durant Flames Shaquille O'Neal For Being Mad About Money Players Make Today: "Shaquille Is Hilarious. You're A Billionaire Bro."

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The best players today definitely earn a lot of money, and there's no doubt that a lot of stars in the league often sign long-term, lucrative contracts with their teams. The amount of money that players earn has definitely increased over time as well, and that has left some resentment among some older players.

Kevin Durant recently called out Charles Barkley after Barkley had a take on him that he disagreed with, stating that Barkley is a "hatin old head" who couldn't accept that today's players make more money than players from his era. Charles Barkley's co-worker and Lakers legend Shaquille O'Neal himself admitted that old players are in fact "mad" about the money modern players get, rhetorically asking if people thought he was happy that Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert is making $250 million.

"Let me tell you something, do you think I'm happy Rudy Gobert is making 250 (million)?" O'Neal said. "So KD, you're absolutely right. We're mad because the way we played we didn't get that. You got these shooters shooting 22% making 30 million.

"D Scott shot damn near 45 to 50% his whole career and the most he made was probably $7 million, so you damn right we get mad. We get petty, and guess what? We have an opinion, and our opinion counts."

Recently, Kevin Durant responded to Shaquille O'Neal admitting Durant was right about old players being angry about the pay that modern players get, claiming that O'Neal is "hilarious" and pointing out that Shaquille O'Neal is a billionaire.

There's definitely a history between Kevin Durant and Shaquille O'Neal in terms of taking shots at each other on social media. O'Neal previously roasted Durant for not being able to get many achievements after he left the Warriors on his Instagram.

Kevin Durant is a player that often speaks his mind on social media, and this is just another Tweet that illustrates that. There's no doubt that we'll continue to see him do so, even if it means coming at some older players in the process.