Anthony Morrow didn't feel 'betrayed' by Kevin Durant's Golden State move

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Anger, betrayal, disappointment - those are just some of the emotions Oklahoma City Thunder fans felt upon hearing the news of Kevin Durant's free agency move to the Golden State Warriors. The 2014 MVP's decision to switch the 405 for the Bay really left a sour taste in their mouths.

Jerseys were burned, posters were destroyed and all that was left was the memories (oh, and Russell Westbrook). However, most of the remaining players at the Chesapeake Energy Arena took it a lot better than their fans. After all, it wasn't an easy decision to make.

A lot has been made about Durant's lack of communication with Westbrook and his former teammates about the decision but Anthony Morrow, who had shared a locker room with him since 2014, says there were no feelings of betrayal on his part.

He said: "With me personally, we talked all offseason, and it really wasn't about basketball, like nothing was really basketball. It was just whatever stuff's going on with our families. For him to make that decision, I didn't feel betrayed or anything like that. I think we were more shocked at where he went. I think that was more of a shock factor."

Losing a player of that quality to the team that just knocked you out of the playoffs is a bitter pill to swallow, but life goes on and the Thunder moved quickly to secure the future of Westbrook.

Morrow and OKC may not have felt betrayed but that does not mean they won't want to get one over on their former teammate and prove he made the wrong decision. November 3 is a date you might want to mark in your calendar.

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