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Everyone Relax: The Guy Burning The Kevin Durant Jersey Isn't A Thunder Fan

This Twitter photo of a man in a Braves cap setting fire to a Kevin Durant jersey is making the rounds this morning. There's all kinds of hand-wringing about Thunder fans and fake fans and bandwagoners and what do you people want, James Harden was cold and Russell Westbrook made a dumb mistake and Scott Brooks is just being outcoached.

Belay that sweeping downgrade of OKC fans from the best in the league. (Though it's worth repeating that Chesapeake Energy has provided tens of thousands of free tickets to keep the place full over the years.) The uniform burner? Never claimed to be a Thunder fan. He's "team Heat." So we can all keep up the OKC fans good, Miami fans bad narrative. Isn't it simpler this way?


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