Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook ‘back on talking terms,’ Kendrick Perkins says

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Tuesday May 9th, 2017

NBA fans’ favorite beef is no more, according to Kendrick Perkins. 

The former Thunder big man said Monday on TNT’s Area 21 that Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook have resumed speaking with each other. 

“[Durant] sent me a text and said, ‘Hey man, me and Russ had a nice conversation yesterday,’” Perkins said. “The media don’t know nothing about it but I just let it be known that they’re back on talking terms.”

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Westbrook had been upset with Durant’s decision to leave Oklahoma City for the Warriors as a free agent, even expressing his displeasure in the form of a passive-aggressive cupcake photo.

The two had some heated interactions when the Warriors and Thunder met this season but were amicable as All-Star Game teammates

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