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‘Coward’: Kevin Durant feud sullies Russell Westbrook celebration

Injured Brooklyn Nets star Kevin Durant has found something to do with his free time: start Twitter beefs with former teammates. Durant’s decision to join the Golden State Warriors in 2016 was met with intense criticism. His Oklahoma City Thunder team, on which he co-starred with Russell Westbrook, had just pushed the 73-win Warriors to seven games in the Western Conference Finals. Then, a month after blowing a 3-1 lead, Durant left Oklahoma City to join the team that had just beaten them. A squad that already included Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green. Many people were unhappy – Westbrook among them – and another critic revealed himself on Thursday: former Thunder center Kendrick Perkins. Durant and Perkins were ...