We did it, you guys. Mark Cuban dropped a “Brian Cardinal is your dad joke” on national television at last night’s prestigious ESPY awards. Give yourselves a hand, Internet.

From ESPN:

“You know, every guy on this team, every year, they told me we should trade him, get rid of him, they’re too old, they’re always hurt, they can’t get the job done, who let the dad on the court (Cuban points to Cardinal), who let the baby on the court (points to Barea),” Cuban said, drawing laughs. “You learn over time it’s a very humbling game, but you also learn to trust and belief and care.

I’ll just assume my royalties check is in the mail.