Found May 04, 2013 on Fox Sports Southwest:
Let's call it an "edge" Kevin Durant had in the Houston series. It's not that Durant has ever been soft, but since he entered the NBA, he has been one of the most likable stars in American sports. Something changed, though, in this first-round series against the Houston Rockets. In the series-clinching, 103-94 win Friday in Houston, Durant got a technical foul for a little confrontation with Omer Asik. More than once in the series he could be heard shouting into the crowd that Houston was "(his) city," a confusing declaration for a guy from Washington, D.C. Then TNT analyst Shaquille O'Neal accused him of pouting during a Game 5 loss. After Rockets rookie Royce White sent Durant a Twitter message saying the Thunder were "shaky," Durant took a little swipe at White's fear of flying, saying, "Ain't that the guy that can't, that's afraid to fly? I wish him the best." So it was eventful. It wasn't that Durant ever...
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