At tonight’s sports awards show, host Peyton Manning took a soft jab at Kevin Durant’s front-running, then followed up with an appeal to KD’s former teammate Russell Westbrook. Each NBA star sold the gag with some pretty solid deadpan glares.

Check out these staredowns, which in no way seem to have been planned with the idea of having them covered by sports sites!

Wow! This definitely would have still been a story even if there were any actual sports happening tonight.

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But even so, if tonight is for manufactured viral content, we at least hope it’s viral content you’ll enjoy.