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.