Durant makes Rockets-Thunder game even uglier with Howard abuse

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It seems that nothing will stop Kevin Durant from having an impact on the NBA court despite his fractured right foot injury.

Even though Durant has missed the whole of the start of the NBA season so far and looks set to miss another month, Durant has given his fair share of abuse to opposing players courtside during games.

As the Houston Rockets rolled into town on Sunday night, it was only natural that one of the Rockets' ballers was subject to some kind of abuse. And who was the unlucky man? Dwight Howard of course.

Howard gets verbally abused again

Howard has received his fair share of abuse this season. When the Rockets faced off against the Lakers earlier this year, it was Kobe Bryant who chewed out Dwight Howard by calling him a soft mo**** fu**** and labelling him a teddy bear post-game following talk about Howard's ugly looking elbow to Bryant's face.

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Dwight is used to the abuse 

It's understandable that Kobe wanted to lay into Howard, when you consider the previous baggage between the two players from when Dwight was at the Lakers. But Durant getting into it with Howard is something new, and something which seems pretty desperate from Durant's perspective.

The Thunder are reeling right now. And their performance offensively against the Rockets was terrible, with only 65 points scored.

Howard ended up with the last word in the game as the Rockets won out 69-65, but the game was arguably the ugliest in the NBA this century.

It's going to be a long hard season for OKC with both Durant and Russell Westbrook currently out of action. The Thunder sit 3-8 after the home loss to the Rockets, and Oklahoma fans will want to see Durant back in action and not abusing players courtside sooner rather than later.

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