Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook reportedly eat at same OKC restaurant after game
Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant didn’t appear too fond of each other during the Golden State Warriors’ win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday night. But at least the former teammates ate at the same restaurant after the game, though they apparently avoided each other.
According to ESPN, Durant dined at Mahogany Prime Steakhouse, a popular Oklahoma City restaurant that initially rejected the former Thunder star’s request to rent out the entire establishment after the much-anticipated game. Westbrook was also seen at the same location, but he didn’t interact with Durant, according to the report.
Mahogany’s owner Dave Osborn said Durant used to frequent the restaurant during his time with the Thunder and said he told Durant he denied the Warriors’ reservation last season.
“I went into the room and told Kevin, ‘Hey Kevin, Golden State wanted to book here and I wouldn’t let ’em do it,'” Osborn said, via ESPN. “And he was all excited about it.”
The eight-time All-Star was booed every time he touched the ball Saturday night, his first trip back to Oklahoma City since he left last summer and joined the Warriors. Durant had the last laugh despite the icy reception from his former fans, finishing with a team-high 34 points and nine rebounds in the Warriors’ 130-114 win.
Durant played eight years in Oklahoma City, winning four scoring titles but reaching the NBA Finals only once.