Kevin Durant gets a mixed reception at the Washington Redskins game

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Kevin Durant's standing amongst NBA fans has changed somewhat since he decided to join the Golden State Warriors in free agency. 

The 2014 Most Valuable Player has become the league's pantomime villain and got a taste of what is to come during Team USA's showcase game at the Staples Center before the Olympics. 

However, he probably didn't expect to get booed in his home city of Washington. 

The forward was accompanied by his fellow Olympic gold-winning natives before the Washington Redskins opened their NFL season against the Pittsburg Steelers. 

But some fans weren't happy to see him as the boos were clearly heard. However, they were beaten by the cheers. 

The resentment of Durant stems from the fact the Wizards were not even given the chance to pitch to the 27-year-old despite the fact the Miami Heat and Boston Celtics were. 

Washington fans held a faint hope that they could convince KD to come home, but as the season advanced that possibility became less likely. 

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That says more about the Wizards, who missed out on the playoffs for the first time in three years, rather than Durant as a player.

The night did not get any better for the NBA superstar as he watched the Redskins gets dismantled by the Steelers 38-16 at FedExField.


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