John Hoover

VIDEO: Kevin Durant talks Westbrook, Roberson, his feelings about OKC and why he loves his new teammates

VIDEO: Kevin Durant talks Westbrook, Roberson, his feelings about OKC and why he loves his new teammates
Kevin Durant had 34 points, 9 rebounds and 3 assists in his return to Oklahoma City, a 130-114 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder. (PHOTO: John E. Hoover)

Kevin Durant had 34 points, 9 rebounds and 3 assists in his return to Oklahoma City, a 130-114 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder. (PHOTO: John E. Hoover)

After his Golden State Warriors defeated Oklahoma City 130-114 on Saturday night at Chesapeake Arena, Kevin Durant spoke with the media.

He spoke about Russell Westbrook, Thunder fans and told The Franchise’s John Hoover what he’ll remember most about this game.

Watch Durant’s 4-minute interview here.

John Hoover

Hoover wrote for the Tulsa World for 24 years before joining The Franchise, where he's now co-host of "Further Review" on The Franchise Tulsa (weekdays 12-3, fm107.9/am1270) . In his time at the World, Hoover won numerous writing and reporting awards, including in 2011 National Beat Writer of the Year from the Associated Press Sports Editors for his work covering the Oklahoma Sooners. Hoover also covered Oklahoma State, Arkansas, Oral Roberts and the NFL as a beat writer. From 2012 to 2016, Hoover was the World's lead sports columnist. As a columnist, Hoover won national awards in 2012 and 2014 from the National Athletic Trainers Association for reporting on sports medicine and in 2015 won first place in sports columns from the Oklahoma Society of Professional Journalists. After receiving a journalism degree from East Central University, Hoover worked at newspapers in Ada, Okmulgee, Tahlequah and Waynesville, Mo. He played football at Ada High School and grew up in North Pole, Alaska. Hoover and his family live in Broken Arrow.

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