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Kevin Durant (ankle) rejoins Warriors' lineup for Thunder tilt

Durant may have inflamed his former team when he critiqued Thunder coach Billy Donovan and a lack of supporting staff in a tweet written in the third person.

Draymond Green draws a foul against Russell Westbrook, but Kevin Durant interferes and shares a few words with Westbrook.

Durant could be seen saying, "You're a p-y", while Westbrook responded with "You're soft".

Durant can become the first player in National Basketball Association history to score more than 30 points in the first four games played against his former team. The Thunder jumped on the Warriors from the outset and never relinquished control.

This will be the second time Durant comes up against the Thunder in Oklahoma City, the team he played for from 2008-16.

So Thunder General Manager Sam Presti went out and pulled off two stunning trades - landing George on the eve of free agency, and then Anthony on the eve of training camp.

Warriors: Klay Thompson scored just nine points.

Teammates for eight seasons in Oklahoma City, the two still have not spoken since Durant left for the Warriors in the summer of 2016 - outside of the basketball court, of course. The home crowd gave the Thunder a standing ovation as they walked off the floor. He entered the game averaging 20.1.

Green was just 1-of-6 from the field in this one.

In the third quarter, tempers flared even more. In 32 minutes, Curry also collected 11 rebounds, 7 assists, 3 steals, 0 blocks, 4 threes and 7 turnovers.

"We've got to be better in that area ... especially this team playing in this building and especially playing against us". C Steven Adams had 14 points and 12 rebounds. The Thunder are scoring 103.19 points per contest on average (19th in the NBA), while they are allowing 98.56 points in return (4th in the NBA).

"You can't let emotions seep into business", Durant said twice after the game.

"It's not about who's in each other faces. All the fans, they're lying to you all". "I know we didn't like our performance pretty much throughout the whole game - some things to kind of go back and think about next time we play them specifically but a long road trip, 2-2, it's all right".

Thunder: Host the Detroit Pistons on Friday.

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