Despite only one year there, Durant misses Seattle
AUG 12, 2013 2:30p ET
But he said he misses Seattle.
Durant returned to the Pacific Northwest during the weekend and played in a charity game, hosted by NBA guard Jamal Crawford.
Durant, who was the Rookie of the Year for the SuperSonics in 2007-2008, told the fans at Seattle Pacific University, "I just want to say I miss you guys," according to the Associated Press. After the game Durant Tweeted, "I love and miss Seattle...damn."
I love and miss Seattle...damn— Kevin Durant (@KDTrey5) August 12, 2013
Durant also Tweeted, "Seattle will always have a place in my heart!"
Thanks to my brother @JCrossover for bringing me out and showing me so much love! Seattle will always have a place in my heart!! Love u all— Kevin Durant (@KDTrey5) August 12, 2013
Seattle’s SuperSonics became the Oklahoma City Thunder in 2008.
Durant played all but 51 seconds of the game. He scored 62 points on 26-of-62 shooting, including an 8-of-32 effort from the 3-point line. His team lost 147-141 in overtime.
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