We expect our favorite athletes to be witty at certain times—talk-show appearances, for example, or maybe even Twitter.
But it's wit when we least expect it that truly is a revelation.
Sometimes, the most unexpected guys come out with the kind of one-liners that make us cackle, and those are truly the best of them all. They'll be sitting at their lockers after a game, they'll get asked a stupid question and they'll shoot back with a fiery retort that leaves the reporter blushing and the fans dying.
For some of these guys (and ladies), we didn't even know they had it in them.
Here are some of the best one-liners and comebacks by athletes in recent memory.