Kevin Durant says he never told Russell Westbrook he was staying in OKC

Kevin Durant did not appreciate a recent report that said he lied to his former Oklahoma City Thunder teammates about his free agency plans, so he decided to respond. On the TrueHoop podcast this week, ESPN Thunder insider Royce Young said Durant had been telling people he was returning to OKC. That includes point guard Russell Westbrook, whom, in a recent dinner, Durant reportedly...
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Durant: Being cheered by Oracle Arena crowd ‘felt a little weird’

Kevin Durant got a taste of his new home playing for Team USA on Wednesday night, and he admitted that it was all a bit strange. Team USA beat China 107-57 in an exhibition game at Oracle Arena, with Durant scoring 13 points in his new stomping grounds. The crowd gave him a standing ovation when he was introduced, and was greeted by cheers even when he emerged for warmups. “It...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Did Kevin Durant Tell Russell Westbrook He Was Coming Back To The Thunder?

Twitter/@Donni101 This week, ESPN’s Royce Young reported that Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook was “both angry and hurt not only by [Kevin] Durant’s decision to leave [Oklahoma City ] but also because Durant didn’t even call to tell him personally” that he was signing elsewhere.  Young also said that Westbrook and forward Nick Collison, Durant’s two longest...
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Durant told Westbrook he was returning to Thunder?

Russell Westbrook is said to be angry over Kevin Durant leaving the Oklahoma City Thunder, and that could have something to do with Durant lying to his face about it. During an episode of ESPN’s TrueHoop Podcast this week, Thunder reporter Royce Young said Durant told Westbrook he was staying in Oklahoma City — after the season ended, no less. “Three weeks ago, Kevin Durant’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Kevin Durant’s ‘Kd’s’ restaurant in Oklahoma City closes

The new villain aura surrounding Kevin Durant got another boost this week. Durant’s Oklahoma City restaurant, aptly named Kd’s, shuttered its doors in the wake of Durant choosing to sign with the Golden State Warriors in free agency. Brianna Bailey of the Oklahoman obtained a quote on the matter and revealed ownership had always planned for such an occurrence: “It has been...
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Durant shopped for OKC home week before joining Warriors?

Kevin Durant really must have had a last-minute change of heart. Durant admitted after signing with the Golden State Warriors earlier this month that it was a very difficult decision to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder. According to ESPN’s Royce Young, Durant even considered buying property in the OKC area just a week before joining Golden State. “(Durant) assured people he...
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Kevin Durant’s OKC restaurant will be closed, rebranded

When Kevin Durant announced he was leaving the Oklahoma City Thunder for the team he nearly beat in the playoffs, the Golden State Warriors, Thunder fans found unique ways to get back at him. Some of Durant’s once-faithful fans in OKC took to Yelp! to slam Durant’s restaurant and the results were hilarious. Well, Durant noticed and now he’s making changes. The Warriors...
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Kevin Durant Thunder jerseys going for less than 50 cents in OKC

It’s hard to imagine many in the Oklahoma City area want to buy a Kevin Durant jersey right now. Durant pulled the worst move since The Decision recently, abandoning the Thunder for the Golden State Warriors. As many know, this might not stand as such a huge ordeal had he not went and joined the team that bested the Thunder in the playoffs, not to mention posted the best regular...
Via The Sports Daily
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Kevin Durant jerseys selling for 48 cents at Oklahoma City store

If you needed any more evidence that the city of Oklahoma City and its fans are not terribly happy with Kevin Durant, you need not look any further. Oklahoma City store discounts Thunder Durant jerseys to 99% off — Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) July 22, 2016 That’s right. The former MVP’s jersey is selling at 48 cents...
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Kevin Durant got an enormous new Tupac tattoo on his leg

Kevin Durant is fully embracing his new home in California. The new Warriors star debuted a Tupac tattoo on his leg Thursday at practice with the U.S. Olympic team, complete with a random touch of Wu-Tang. Durant’s giant new Tupac tattoo…feat. Wu-Tang, for some reason (via @ThompsonScribe) — Dan Carson (@TheDoctorCarson) July 21, 2016 So, uh...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

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