Chesapeake Energy Arena

Thunder fans fired up for Kevin Durant's return

Hours before Kevin Durant was to play in Oklahoma City for the first time as a visitor Saturday, some Thunder fans were already gathered around Chesapeake Energy Arena, showing their contempt for the man who left as a free agent last summer and joined the rival Golden State Warriors.

The venom continued as the game approached. Durant was booed loudly during warmups, and booed even more loudly during starter introductions. After tip-off, he was booed whenever he touched the ball.

Brady Cox of Newcastle, Oklahoma, stood outside the arena wearing a blue Durant jersey that had the word 'Traitor' duck taped under the No. 35 on the front. He held a sign with 'Mr. Unreliable' at...

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