Doug McDermott Burns Twitter Troll with Macklemore Diss

Kyle NewportFeatured ColumnistApril 22, 2014

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 14:  Doug McDermott #3 of the Creighton Bluejays looks on in the second half against the Xavier Musketeers during the Semifinals of the 2014 Men's Big East Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 14, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
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Athletes on social media can either respond to trolls or completely ignore them. If they choose to respond, it's in their best interest to keep it clean.

Former Creighton star Doug McDermott was the target of one Twitter troll on Monday night. After the fan sent a few insults the basketball player's way, McDermott kept his response short and sweet:

The response actually pleased the troll:

McDermott's "diss" was apparently nothing new to the fan:

At the end of the day, McDermott had a little fun with a troll without crossing the line. Excellent job.

[Doug McDermott, Twitter; h/t Black Sports Online]