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Man creates petition to rename Durant, Oklahoma as Westbrook after Thunder fallout with Kevin Durant

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Posted at 8:29 AM, Aug 26, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-26 09:31:24-04

OKLAHOMA CITY – A recent petition created is shedding light on the fact that some Oklahomans might be still fuming from Kevin Durant’s departure.

An Edmond man is proposing that the city of Durant, Oklahoma change its name to Westbrook, Oklahoma despite the fact that the city was not named after the former MVP of the Thunder.

He says the state has a responsibility to make the change. The petition says "Ladies and gentlemen, the great state of Oklahoma has been betrayed."

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He wants the state to change the name of the town to reflect the player who opted to stay with the Thunder -- Russell Westbrook.

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